Historical Events Happened In 1776
Monday, 31 August 2015
Jan 01 On this day in history gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag
Jan 01 In the year 1776 general George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag
Jan 02 On this day in history 1st revolutionary flag displayed
Jan 02 In the year 1776 austria ends interrogation torture
Jan 02 First revolutionary flag displayed on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1776 assembly of New Hampshire adopts its 1st state constitution
Jan 05 In the year 1776 assembly of New Hampshire adopts its first state constitution
Jan 06 Ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel on this day in history.
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 On this day in history continental Congress approves enlistment of free blacks
Jan 24 Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine) in the year 1776.
Jan 24 Henry Knox arrives at Cambridge, Massachusetts with the artillery that he has transported from Fort Ticonderoga in the year 1776.
Feb 08 Wolfgang von Goethes' "Stella," premieres in Hamburg in the year 1776.
Feb 11 On this day in history joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31)
Feb 17 In the year 1776 1st volume of Gibbon's "Decline & Fall of Roman Empire" published
Feb 18 John Parry, composer in the year 1776.
Feb 21 In the year 1776 vincenzo Lavigna, composer
Feb 23 John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47) on this day in history.
Mar 02 Americans begin shelling British troops in Boston in the year 1776.
Mar 03 On this day in history uS commodore Esek Hopkins occupies Nassau Bahamas
Mar 04 The American War of Independence: The Americans capture "Dorchester Heights" dominating the port of Boston, Massachusetts in the year 1776.
Mar 09 Publication of the economics book The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith on this day in history.
Mar 10 Luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1776 friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig
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 Washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College on this day in history.
Apr 04 Continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel in the year 1776.