Historical Events For 1776
Thursday, 23 November 2017
Jan 01 On this day in history gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag
Jan 01 General George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag on this day in history.
Jan 02 On this day in history 1st revolutionary flag displayed
Jan 02 On this day in history austria ends interrogation torture
Jan 02 In the year 1776 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 on this day in history.
Jan 06 Ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel on this day in history.
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 In the year 1776 continental Congress approves enlistment of free blacks
Jan 24 Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine) in the year 1776.
Jan 24 In the year 1776 henry Knox arrives at Cambridge, Massachusetts with the artillery that he has transported from Fort Ticonderoga.
Feb 08 In the year 1776 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 In the year 1776 john Parry, composer
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 in the year 1776.
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 on this day in history.
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 Continental Congress authorizes a medal for General George Washington on this day in history.
Mar 28 On this day in history juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco.
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 On this day in history friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig
Apr 01 In the year 1776 ships carrying 1,124 United Empire Loyalists arrive at Halifax from Boston; many with the British Army; in all, 40,000 Americans remain loyal.
Apr 03 On this day in history washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College
Apr 04 On this day in history continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel