Historical Events For 1776
Friday, 21 July 2017
Jan 01 Gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag in the year 1776.
Jan 01 General George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag on this day in history.
Jan 02 1st revolutionary flag displayed in the year 1776.
Jan 02 On this day in history austria ends interrogation torture
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 In the year 1776 ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel
Jan 10 "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine, published in the year 1776.
Jan 10 Thomas Paine publishes his famous pamphlet, Common Sense in the year 1776.
Jan 16 Continental Congress approves enlistment of free blacks on this day in history.
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 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 John Parry, composer in the year 1776.
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 Americans begin shelling British troops in Boston on this day in history.
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 in the year 1776.
Mar 09 On this day in history 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 in the year 1776.
Mar 17 In the year 1776 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 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 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 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 in the year 1776.
Apr 04 On this day in history continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel