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Historical Events Happened In 1776

Sunday, 29 March 2015

Jan 01   Gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1776 austria ends interrogation torture  

Jan 02   First revolutionary flag displayed on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1776 "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   Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine) in the year 1776.  

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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47) on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Americans begin shelling British troops in Boston in the year 1776.  

Mar 03   In the year 1776 uS commodore Esek Hopkins occupies Nassau Bahamas  

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   Luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III on this day in history.  

Mar 16   In the year 1776 johan G Verstolk van Soelen, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs  

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   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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1776

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   Ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel was born in the year 1776.  

Jan 24   Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 11   In the year 1776 birth of joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31)  

Feb 11   Ioannis Kapodistrias, Greek diplomat of the Russian Empire and first head of state of independent Greece (d. 1831) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history birth of john Parry, composer  

Feb 21   On this day in history birth of vincenzo Lavigna, composer  

Feb 23   In the year 1776 birth of john Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)  

Mar 10   In the year 1776 birth of luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III  

Famous Deaths In 1776

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 05   Yeongjo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1694) died on this day in history.  

Mar 10   On this day in history death of Élie Catherine Fréron, French critic (b. 1719)  

Mar 24   John Harrison, English clockmaker (b. 1693) died in the year 1776.  

Mar 26   On this day in history death of samuel Ward, American politician (b. 1725)  

Apr 19   Jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi, dies at 78 in the year 1776.  

Apr 22   Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Apr 24   In the year 1776 carolus van de Abeele, Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84  

Apr 29   On this day in history death of edward Wortley Montagu, English traveler and writer (b. 1713)