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Historical Events In 1774

Thursday, 23 May 2019

May 27   In the year 1774 francis Beaufort, admiral/hydrographer (Beaufort wind force scale)  

May 28   In the year 1774 1st Continental Congress convenes (Virginia)  

May 28   In the year 1774 the first Continental Congress convenes (Virginia)  

Jun 01   Boston Port Bill: British govt orders Port of Boston closed in the year 1774.  

Jun 01   British govt orders Port of Boston closed on this day in history.  

Jun 02   In the year 1774 england passed Quartering Act, mandating Colonists must board English troops in their homes  

Jun 11   Jews of Algiers escape attack of Spanish Army on this day in history.  

Jun 13   On this day in history rhode Island becomes 1st colony to prohibit importation of slaves  

Jun 13   In the year 1774 rhode Island becomes first colony to prohibit importation of slaves  

Jun 16   Formation of Harrodsburg, Kentucky on this day in history.  

Jun 21   In the year 1774 daniel D Tompkins, (D-R), 6th US vice-president (1817-25)  

Jun 22   In the year 1774 english parliament accepts Quebec Act  

Jun 23   Matthijs Siegenbeek, Dutch linguist (spelling) on this day in history.  

Jul 01   On this day in history henry Fox Holland, English corrupt politician, dies at 68  

Jul 04   Orangetown Resolutions adopted in the Province of New York, one of many protests against the British Parliament's Coercive Acts on this day in history.  

Jul 07   Giuseppi Maria Carretti, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   In the year 1774 sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet, Irish-born New York pioneer  

Jul 12   Citizens of Carlisle Penn, pass a declaration of independence in the year 1774.  

Jul 12   In the year 1774 citizens of Carlisle, Penn. pass a declaration of independence  

Jul 17   Capt Cook arrives at New Hebrides (Vanuata) in the year 1774.  

Jul 21   Peace of Kutsjuk Kainardji (end Russian-Turkish War) in the year 1774.  

Jul 31   In the year 1774 joseph Priestley discovers oxygen  

Aug 01   Joseph Priestley isolates oxygen for the first time in the year 1774.  

Aug 01   In the year 1774 priestly discovers oxygen  

Aug 06   On this day in history founder of the Shaker Movement, Mother Ann Lee, arrives in NY  

Aug 10   In the year 1774 1st Surinam newspaper (1st Wednesday Suriname) begins publishing  

Aug 12   Robert Southey, English poet laureate/biographer of Nelson on this day in history.  

Aug 18   Meriwether Lewis, Charlottsville VA, capt (Lewis & Clark Expedition) on this day in history.  

Aug 25   In the year 1774 nicolo Jommelli, composer, dies at 59  

Aug 28   On this day in history elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, 1st American Catholic saint (1975)  

Sep 05   On this day in history 1st Continental Congress assembles, in Philadelphia  

Sep 05   The first Continental Congress of what would later become the USA, convenes in Philadelphia, PA in the year 1774.  

Sep 08   Anna K Emmerick/Emmerich, German poet on this day in history.  

Sep 15   In the year 1774 cossack Emilian Pugachev captured  

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Famous Birthdays In 1774

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   André Marie Constant Duméril, French zoologist (d. 1860) was born in the year 1774.  

Jan 24   Karl Moser, composer was born in the year 1774.  

Feb 11   On this day in history birth of hans Järta, Swedish political activist (d. 1847)  

Feb 15   On this day in history birth of w G Frederik, prince of Orange  

Feb 16   Pierre Rode, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Raphaelle Peale, US, painter (After the Rain-1823) was born in the year 1774.  

Feb 24   On this day in history birth of prince Adolphus, 1st Duke of Cambridge (d. 1850)  

Mar 05   Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1774

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 21   Mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1774.  

Feb 04   Charles Marie de La Condamine, French mathematician and geographer (b. 1701) died in the year 1774.  

Feb 10   Florian Leopold Gassmann, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17  

Apr 23   Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, painter, dies on this day in history.  

May 04   On this day in history death of anthony Ulrich II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (b. 1714)  

May 10   On this day in history louis XV, king of France (1715-74), dies at 64  

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