Historical Events Happened In 1776
Monday, 03 August 2015
Jan 01 On this day in history gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag
Jan 01 General George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag in the year 1776.
Jan 02 In the year 1776 1st revolutionary flag displayed
Jan 02 In the year 1776 austria ends interrogation torture
Jan 02 On this day in history first revolutionary flag displayed
Jan 05 Assembly of New Hampshire adopts its 1st state constitution in the year 1776.
Jan 05 In the year 1776 assembly of New Hampshire adopts its first state constitution
Jan 06 On this day in history ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel
Jan 10 In the year 1776 "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine, published
Jan 10 Thomas Paine publishes his famous pamphlet, Common Sense in the year 1776.
Jan 16 Continental Congress approves enlistment of free blacks on this day in history.
Jan 24 Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine) on this day in history.
Jan 24 Henry Knox arrives at Cambridge, Massachusetts with the artillery that he has transported from Fort Ticonderoga in the year 1776.
Feb 08 On this day in history wolfgang von Goethes' "Stella," premieres in Hamburg
Feb 11 Joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31) on this day in history.
Feb 17 1st volume of Gibbon's "Decline & Fall of Roman Empire" published on this day in history.
Feb 18 John Parry, composer on this day in history.
Feb 21 Vincenzo Lavigna, composer on this day in history.
Feb 23 John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47) in the year 1776.
Mar 02 Americans begin shelling British troops in Boston on this day in history.
Mar 03 US commodore Esek Hopkins occupies Nassau Bahamas in the year 1776.
Mar 04 The American War of Independence: The Americans capture "Dorchester Heights" dominating the port of Boston, Massachusetts on this day in history.
Mar 09 Publication of the economics book The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith on this day in history.
Mar 10 In the year 1776 luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III
Mar 16 In the year 1776 johan G Verstolk van Soelen, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs
Mar 17 On this day in history british forces evacuate Boston to Nova Scotia during Revolutionary War
Mar 25 In the year 1776 continental Congress authorized a medal for George Washington
Mar 25 On this day in history continental Congress authorizes a medal for General George Washington
Mar 28 On this day in history juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco.
Mar 31 On this day in history abigail Adams wrote her famous "Remember the ladies" letter to her husband, John, urging him to include women as he helped construct the US Constitution. He didn't.
Apr 01 In the year 1776 friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig
Apr 01 Ships carrying 1,124 United Empire Loyalists arrive at Halifax from Boston; many with the British Army; in all, 40,000 Americans remain loyal on this day in history.
Apr 03 Washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College on this day in history.
Apr 04 On this day in history continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel