Historical Events For 1776
Sunday, 04 December 2016
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 on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1776 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 on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1776 assembly of New Hampshire adopts its first state constitution
Jan 06 Ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel in the year 1776.
Jan 10 "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine, published on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1776 thomas Paine publishes his famous pamphlet, Common Sense.
Jan 16 Continental Congress approves enlistment of free blacks in the year 1776.
Jan 24 In the year 1776 ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine)
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 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 1st volume of Gibbon's "Decline & Fall of Roman Empire" published in the year 1776.
Feb 18 John Parry, composer on this day in history.
Feb 21 In the year 1776 vincenzo Lavigna, composer
Feb 23 John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47) in the year 1776.
Mar 02 In the year 1776 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 On this day in history 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 British forces evacuate Boston to Nova Scotia during Revolutionary War in the year 1776.
Mar 25 In the year 1776 continental Congress authorized a medal for George Washington
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 Friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig in the year 1776.
Apr 01 Ships carrying 1,124 United Empire Loyalists arrive at Halifax from Boston; many with the British Army; in all, 40,000 Americans remain loyal in the year 1776.
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 in the year 1776.