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Historical Events Happened In 1774

Monday, 22 December 2014

May 27   Francis Beaufort, admiral/hydrographer (Beaufort wind force scale) on this day in history.  

May 28   In the year 1774 1st Continental Congress convenes (Virginia)  

May 28   On this day in history the first Continental Congress convenes (Virginia)  

Jun 01   Boston Port Bill: British govt orders Port of Boston closed in the year 1774.  

Jun 01   British govt orders Port of Boston closed in the year 1774.  

Jun 02   In the year 1774 england passed Quartering Act, mandating Colonists must board English troops in their homes  

Jun 11   On this day in history jews of Algiers escape attack of Spanish Army  

Jun 13   On this day in history rhode Island becomes 1st colony to prohibit importation of slaves  

Jun 13   On this day in history rhode Island becomes first colony to prohibit importation of slaves  

Jun 16   Formation of Harrodsburg, Kentucky in the year 1774.  

Jun 21   In the year 1774 daniel D Tompkins, (D-R), 6th US vice-president (1817-25)  

Jun 22   In the year 1774 english parliament accepts Quebec Act  

Jun 23   In the year 1774 matthijs Siegenbeek, Dutch linguist (spelling)  

Jul 01   On this day in history henry Fox Holland, English corrupt politician, dies at 68  

Jul 04   In the year 1774 orangetown Resolutions adopted in the Province of New York, one of many protests against the British Parliament's Coercive Acts  

Jul 07   In the year 1774 giuseppi Maria Carretti, composer, dies at 83  

Jul 11   Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet, Irish-born New York pioneer on this day in history.  

Jul 12   In the year 1774 citizens of Carlisle Penn, pass a declaration of independence  

Jul 12   Citizens of Carlisle, Penn. pass a declaration of independence in the year 1774.  

Jul 17   Capt Cook arrives at New Hebrides (Vanuata) on this day in history.  

Jul 21   On this day in history peace of Kutsjuk Kainardji (end Russian-Turkish War)  

Jul 31   On this day in history joseph Priestley discovers oxygen  

Aug 01   In the year 1774 joseph Priestley isolates oxygen for the first time  

Aug 01   In the year 1774 priestly discovers oxygen  

Aug 06   In the year 1774 founder of the Shaker Movement, Mother Ann Lee, arrives in NY  

Aug 10   In the year 1774 1st Surinam newspaper (1st Wednesday Suriname) begins publishing  

Aug 12   Robert Southey, English poet laureate/biographer of Nelson in the year 1774.  

Aug 18   Meriwether Lewis, Charlottsville VA, capt (Lewis & Clark Expedition) on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Nicolo Jommelli, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1774.  

Aug 28   Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, 1st American Catholic saint (1975) on this day in history.  

Sep 05   1st Continental Congress assembles, in Philadelphia on this day in history.  

Sep 05   On this day in history the first Continental Congress of what would later become the USA, convenes in Philadelphia, PA.  

Sep 08   On this day in history anna K Emmerick/Emmerich, German poet  

Sep 15   In the year 1774 cossack Emilian Pugachev captured  

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Famous Birthdays In 1774

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of andré Marie Constant Duméril, French zoologist (d. 1860)  

Jan 24   Karl Moser, composer was born in the year 1774.  

Feb 11   On this day in history birth of hans Järta, Swedish political activist (d. 1847)  

Feb 15   In the year 1774 birth of w G Frederik, prince of Orange  

Feb 16   Pierre Rode, composer was born in the year 1774.  

Feb 17   On this day in history birth of raphaelle Peale, US, painter (After the Rain-1823)  

Feb 24   On this day in history birth of prince Adolphus, 1st Duke of Cambridge (d. 1850)  

Mar 05   On this day in history birth of christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1774

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 21   Mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56 in the year 1774.  

Jan 30   Frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Feb 04   On this day in history death of charles Marie de La Condamine, French mathematician and geographer (b. 1701)  

Feb 10   On this day in history florian Leopold Gassmann, composer, dies at 44  

Apr 04   On this day in history oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17  

Apr 23   On this day in history christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, painter, dies  

May 04   On this day in history death of anthony Ulrich II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (b. 1714)  

May 10   Louis XV, king of France (1715-74), dies at 64 on this day in history.