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Historical Events Happened In 1776

Sunday, 07 February 2016

Jan 01   Gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag in the year 1776.  

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   Austria ends interrogation torture on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history first revolutionary flag displayed  

Jan 05   Assembly of New Hampshire adopts its 1st state constitution in the year 1776.  

Jan 05   Assembly of New Hampshire adopts its first state constitution in the year 1776.  

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   Thomas Paine publishes his famous pamphlet, Common Sense in the year 1776.  

Jan 16   Continental Congress approves enlistment of free blacks in the year 1776.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history wolfgang von Goethes' "Stella," premieres in Hamburg  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1776 1st volume of Gibbon's "Decline & Fall of Roman Empire" published  

Feb 18   In the year 1776 john Parry, composer  

Feb 21   In the year 1776 vincenzo Lavigna, composer  

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

Mar 02   In the year 1776 americans begin shelling British troops in Boston  

Mar 03   US commodore Esek Hopkins occupies Nassau Bahamas on this day in history.  

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   Publication of the economics book The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith in the year 1776.  

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   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 in the year 1776.  

Mar 25   In the year 1776 continental Congress authorizes a medal for General George Washington  

Mar 28   Juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco on this day in history.  

Mar 31   On this day in history 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.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel in the year 1776.  

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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 in the year 1776.  

Feb 11   On this day in history 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 in the year 1776.  

Feb 18   John Parry, composer was born in the year 1776.  

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

Famous Deaths In 1776

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 05   In the year 1776 death of yeongjo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1694)  

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

Mar 24   On this day in history death of john Harrison, English clockmaker (b. 1693)  

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

Apr 19   On this day in history jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi, dies at 78  

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

Apr 24   On this day in history carolus van de Abeele, Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84  

Apr 29   Edward Wortley Montagu, English traveler and writer (b. 1713) died on this day in history.  

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