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Historical Events Happened In 1776

Sunday, 21 December 2014

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 in the year 1776.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1776.  

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   On this day in history "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 in the year 1776.  

Jan 24   Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine) in the year 1776.  

Jan 24   Henry Knox arrives at Cambridge, Massachusetts with the artillery that he has transported from Fort Ticonderoga in the year 1776.  

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   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 in the year 1776.  

Feb 23   On this day in history john Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)  

Mar 02   Americans begin shelling British troops in Boston on this day in history.  

Mar 03   In the year 1776 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   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   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 in the year 1776.  

Mar 25   On this day in history 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 in the year 1776.  

Mar 31   In the year 1776 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   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   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 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine) was born in the year 1776.  

Feb 11   Joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31) was born in the year 1776.  

Feb 11   On this day in history birth of ioannis Kapodistrias, Greek diplomat of the Russian Empire and first head of state of independent Greece (d. 1831)  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of yeongjo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1694)  

Mar 10   Élie Catherine Fréron, French critic (b. 1719) died on this day in history.  

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

Apr 29   Edward Wortley Montagu, English traveler and writer (b. 1713) died in the year 1776.