Historical Events Happened In 1776
Monday, 29 August 2016
Jan 01 In the year 1776 gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag
Jan 01 General George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag on this day in history.
Jan 02 On this day in history 1st revolutionary flag displayed
Jan 02 Austria ends interrogation torture in the year 1776.
Jan 02 In the year 1776 first revolutionary flag displayed
Jan 05 Assembly of New Hampshire adopts its 1st state constitution on this day in history.
Jan 05 On this day in history assembly of New Hampshire adopts its first state constitution
Jan 06 On this day in history ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel
Jan 10 In the year 1776 "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine, published
Jan 10 Thomas Paine publishes his famous pamphlet, Common Sense in the year 1776.
Jan 16 On this day in history continental Congress approves enlistment of free blacks
Jan 24 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Feb 17 On this day in history 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 On this day in history americans begin shelling British troops in Boston
Mar 03 US commodore Esek Hopkins occupies Nassau Bahamas in the year 1776.
Mar 04 The American War of Independence: The Americans capture "Dorchester Heights" dominating the port of Boston, Massachusetts on this day in history.
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 Johan G Verstolk van Soelen, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs on this day in history.
Mar 17 On this day in history british forces evacuate Boston to Nova Scotia during Revolutionary War
Mar 25 Continental Congress authorized a medal for George Washington on this day in history.
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 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 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 In the year 1776 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 in the year 1776.