What Happened At Lexington and Concord?

If you’re from Lexington or Concord, Massachusetts April 19th is pretty special. On that date in 1775 the Minutemen militia of the those towns fought and won battles against British troops which had marched from Boston to steal their ammunition. After that day there was no turning back for the Minutemen and the colonists they defended, making April 19, 1775 the official start of the Revolutionary War.