Historical Events For 1776
Thursday, 19 January 2017
Jan 01 Gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag in the year 1776.
Jan 01 In the year 1776 general George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag
Jan 02 In the year 1776 1st revolutionary flag displayed
Jan 02 Austria ends interrogation torture on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1776 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 On this day in history wolfgang von Goethes' "Stella," premieres in Hamburg
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 in the year 1776.
Feb 23 John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47) in the year 1776.
Mar 02 On this day in history americans begin shelling British troops in Boston
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 In the year 1776 publication of the economics book The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith.
Mar 10 In the year 1776 luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III
Mar 16 On this day in history 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 Continental Congress authorizes a medal for General George Washington on this day in history.
Mar 28 Juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco in the year 1776.
Mar 31 In the year 1776 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 Friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig in the year 1776.
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 On this day in history washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College
Apr 04 In the year 1776 continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel