Historical Events Happened In 1776
Sunday, 21 December 2014
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 1st revolutionary flag displayed in the year 1776.
Jan 02 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine, published
Jan 10 On this day in history thomas Paine publishes his famous pamphlet, Common Sense.
Jan 16 Continental Congress approves enlistment of free blacks in the year 1776.
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 In the year 1776 wolfgang von Goethes' "Stella," premieres in Hamburg
Feb 11 In the year 1776 joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31)
Feb 17 On this day in history 1st volume of Gibbon's "Decline & Fall of Roman Empire" published
Feb 18 On this day in history john Parry, composer
Feb 21 Vincenzo Lavigna, composer in the year 1776.
Feb 23 On this day in history john Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)
Mar 02 Americans begin shelling British troops in Boston on this day in history.
Mar 03 In the year 1776 uS commodore Esek Hopkins occupies Nassau Bahamas
Mar 04 In the year 1776 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 On this day in history johan G Verstolk van Soelen, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs
Mar 17 British forces evacuate Boston to Nova Scotia during Revolutionary War in the year 1776.
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 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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1776.
Apr 04 Continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel on this day in history.