Historical Events For 1776
Sunday, 26 February 2017
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 in the year 1776.
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 in the year 1776.
Jan 06 Ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel in the year 1776.
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 on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
Feb 18 On this day in history john Parry, composer
Feb 21 In the year 1776 vincenzo Lavigna, composer
Feb 23 On this day in history 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 In the year 1776 publication of the economics book The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith.
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 British forces evacuate Boston to Nova Scotia during Revolutionary War in the year 1776.
Mar 25 Continental Congress authorized a medal for George Washington on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1776.
Apr 01 Friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.