Historical Events For 1777
Sunday, 26 February 2017
Dec 12 Albrecht von Haller, Swiss physician/biologist/author, dies at 69 on this day in history.
Dec 12 In the year 1777 rev Benjamin Russen executed at Tyburn, England for rape
Dec 14 In the year 1777 juan N Gallego, Spanish poet/interpreter (El dos the mayo)
Dec 16 In the year 1777 janos Fusz, composer
Dec 17 In the year 1777 france recognizes independence of English colonies in America
Dec 18 In the year 1777 1st national Thanksgiving Day, commemorating Burgoyne's surrender
Dec 18 On this day in history first national Thanksgiving Day, commemorating Burgoyne's surrender
Dec 19 Washington settles his troops at Valley Forge, Pa for the winter on this day in history.
Dec 19 Washington settles his troops at Valley Forge, Pa for winter in the year 1777.
Dec 23 Aleksandr I P Romanov, tsar of Russia (1801-25) on this day in history.
Dec 23 The birth of Alexander I, Tsar of Russia during Napoleon's disastrous campaign in the year 1777.
Dec 24 On this day in history kiritimati, also called Christmas Island, is discovered by James Cook
Dec 30 On this day in history maximilian III Jozef, elector of Bayern (1745-77), dies at 50