Historical Events Happened In 1776
Friday, 31 October 2014
Jan 01 Gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag on this day in history.
Jan 01 General George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag in the year 1776.
Jan 02 On this day in history 1st revolutionary flag displayed
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 Assembly of New Hampshire adopts its first state constitution in the year 1776.
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) on this day in history.
Jan 24 Henry Knox arrives at Cambridge, Massachusetts with the artillery that he has transported from Fort Ticonderoga on this day in history.
Feb 08 Wolfgang von Goethes' "Stella," premieres in Hamburg in the year 1776.
Feb 11 Joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31) in the year 1776.
Feb 17 In the year 1776 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 In the year 1776 john Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)
Mar 02 Americans begin shelling British troops in Boston in the year 1776.
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 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 in the year 1776.
Mar 17 In the year 1776 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 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 in the year 1776.
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 On this day in history 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.