On this day: Patrick Henry, known for fiery speech inside St. John’s Church, is born

On this day: Patrick Henry, known for fiery speech inside St. John’s Church, is born
Patrick Henry giving his famous speech. (Source: Library of Congress)

(WWBT) - On May 29, 1736, American Revolutionary leader Patrick Henry was born in Studley, Virginia.

Henry best remembered for a fiery speech in 1775 inside St. John’s Church in Richmond where he declared, “I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death.”

Learn all about his birth and early years with the help of historian John Kukla in Episode 6 of Season 3 of the How We Got Here Podcast:

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