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Historical Events Happened In 1776

Saturday, 30 April 2016

Jan 01   Gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history general George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Assembly of New Hampshire adopts its first state constitution in the year 1776.  

Jan 06   Ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel in the year 1776.  

Jan 10   "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine, published on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Thomas Paine publishes his famous pamphlet, Common Sense on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Continental Congress approves enlistment of free blacks in the year 1776.  

Jan 24   On this day in history ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine)  

Jan 24   On this day in history henry Knox arrives at Cambridge, Massachusetts with the artillery that he has transported from Fort Ticonderoga.  

Feb 08   Wolfgang von Goethes' "Stella," premieres in Hamburg on this day in history.  

Feb 11   In the year 1776 joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31)  

Feb 17   1st volume of Gibbon's "Decline & Fall of Roman Empire" published in the year 1776.  

Feb 18   On this day in history john Parry, composer  

Feb 21   Vincenzo Lavigna, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 23   In the year 1776 john Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)  

Mar 02   In the year 1776 americans begin shelling British troops in Boston  

Mar 03   On this day in history uS commodore Esek Hopkins occupies Nassau Bahamas  

Mar 04   On this day in history the American War of Independence: The Americans capture "Dorchester Heights" dominating the port of Boston, Massachusetts.  

Mar 09   In the year 1776 publication of the economics book The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith.  

Mar 10   On this day in history luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III  

Mar 16   Johan G Verstolk van Soelen, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs in the year 1776.  

Mar 17   British forces evacuate Boston to Nova Scotia during Revolutionary War on this day in history.  

Mar 25   On this day in history continental Congress authorized a medal for George Washington  

Mar 25   Continental Congress authorizes a medal for General George Washington in the year 1776.  

Mar 28   Juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco in the year 1776.  

Mar 31   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 in the year 1776.  

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 in the year 1776.  

Apr 03   Washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College in the year 1776.  

Apr 04   On this day in history continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel  

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Famous Birthdays In 1776

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Jan 06   In the year 1776 birth of ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel  

Jan 24   Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31) was born in the year 1776.  

Feb 11   Ioannis Kapodistrias, Greek diplomat of the Russian Empire and first head of state of independent Greece (d. 1831) was born in the year 1776.  

Feb 18   On this day in history birth of john Parry, composer  

Feb 21   Vincenzo Lavigna, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 23   John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47) was born in the year 1776.  

Mar 10   Luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III was born in the year 1776.  

Famous Deaths In 1776

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 05   Yeongjo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1694) died on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Élie Catherine Fréron, French critic (b. 1719) died in the year 1776.  

Mar 24   John Harrison, English clockmaker (b. 1693) died in the year 1776.  

Mar 26   On this day in history death of samuel Ward, American politician (b. 1725)  

Apr 19   In the year 1776 jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi, dies at 78  

Apr 22   Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Apr 24   In the year 1776 carolus van de Abeele, Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84  

Apr 29   In the year 1776 death of edward Wortley Montagu, English traveler and writer (b. 1713)  

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