Historical Events Happened In 1776
Friday, 30 January 2015
Jan 01 On this day in history gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag
Jan 01 On this day in history general George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag
Jan 02 1st revolutionary flag displayed on this day in history.
Jan 02 Austria ends interrogation torture on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1776 first revolutionary flag displayed
Jan 05 In the year 1776 assembly of New Hampshire adopts its 1st state constitution
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 "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine, published in the year 1776.
Jan 10 Thomas Paine publishes his famous pamphlet, Common Sense on this day in history.
Jan 16 In the year 1776 continental Congress approves enlistment of free blacks
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 on this day in history.
Feb 08 Wolfgang von Goethes' "Stella," premieres in Hamburg in the year 1776.
Feb 11 Joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31) in the year 1776.
Feb 17 1st volume of Gibbon's "Decline & Fall of Roman Empire" published in the year 1776.
Feb 18 In the year 1776 john Parry, composer
Feb 21 In the year 1776 vincenzo Lavigna, composer
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 In the year 1776 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 Publication of the economics book The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith in the year 1776.
Mar 10 Luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III in the year 1776.
Mar 16 Johan G Verstolk van Soelen, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs on this day in history.
Mar 17 In the year 1776 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 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 on this day in history.
Apr 01 Friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig on this day in history.
Apr 01 On this day in history 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 Continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel on this day in history.