\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.
September 22, 1776
Nathan Hale, Connecticut Hero
"I regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."
Nathan Hale was an American founding father and Connecticut hero. Caught behind enemy lines during the Revolutionary War, Hale was hanged as a spy on September 22, 1776. He was twenty-one.