Historical Events For 1776
Wednesday, 21 February 2018
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 On this day in history austria ends interrogation torture
Jan 02 First revolutionary flag displayed in the year 1776.
Jan 05 On this day in history assembly of New Hampshire adopts its 1st state constitution
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 In the year 1776 "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine, published
Jan 10 In the year 1776 thomas Paine publishes his famous pamphlet, Common Sense.
Jan 16 In the year 1776 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 Henry Knox arrives at Cambridge, Massachusetts with the artillery that he has transported from Fort Ticonderoga in the year 1776.
Feb 08 Wolfgang von Goethes' "Stella," premieres in Hamburg in the year 1776.
Feb 11 On this day in history joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31)
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 On this day in history vincenzo Lavigna, composer
Feb 23 In the year 1776 john Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)
Mar 02 In the year 1776 americans begin shelling British troops in Boston
Mar 03 On this day in history uS commodore Esek Hopkins occupies Nassau Bahamas
Mar 04 In the year 1776 the American War of Independence: The Americans capture "Dorchester Heights" dominating the port of Boston, Massachusetts.
Mar 09 Publication of the economics book The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith on this day in history.
Mar 10 In the year 1776 luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III
Mar 16 On this day in history johan G Verstolk van Soelen, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs
Mar 17 British forces evacuate Boston to Nova Scotia during Revolutionary War on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1776.
Apr 01 Friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 03 In the year 1776 washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College
Apr 04 On this day in history continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel