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Historical Events In 1774

Friday, 22 March 2019

May 27   On this day in history francis Beaufort, admiral/hydrographer (Beaufort wind force scale)  

May 28   On this day in history 1st Continental Congress convenes (Virginia)  

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

Jun 01   On this day in history boston Port Bill: British govt orders Port of Boston closed  

Jun 01   In the year 1774 british govt orders Port of Boston closed  

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 in the year 1774.  

Jun 13   Rhode Island becomes 1st colony to prohibit importation of slaves on this day in history.  

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

Jun 16   Formation of Harrodsburg, Kentucky in the year 1774.  

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

Jun 22   On this day in history english parliament accepts Quebec Act  

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

Jul 01   In the year 1774 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 in the year 1774.  

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

Jul 11   Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet, Irish-born New York pioneer in the year 1774.  

Jul 12   Citizens of Carlisle Penn, pass a declaration of independence on this day in history.  

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

Jul 17   On this day in history capt Cook arrives at New Hebrides (Vanuata)  

Jul 21   In the year 1774 peace of Kutsjuk Kainardji (end Russian-Turkish War)  

Jul 31   Joseph Priestley discovers oxygen in the year 1774.  

Aug 01   Joseph Priestley isolates oxygen for the first time on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Priestly discovers oxygen on this day in history.  

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

Aug 10   On this day in history 1st Surinam newspaper (1st Wednesday Suriname) begins publishing  

Aug 12   On this day in history robert Southey, English poet laureate/biographer of Nelson  

Aug 18   In the year 1774 meriwether Lewis, Charlottsville VA, capt (Lewis & Clark Expedition)  

Aug 25   Nicolo Jommelli, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 08   In the year 1774 anna K Emmerick/Emmerich, German poet  

Sep 15   Cossack Emilian Pugachev captured in the year 1774.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Karl Moser, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Hans Järta, Swedish political activist (d. 1847) was born in the year 1774.  

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

Feb 16   On this day in history birth of pierre Rode, composer  

Feb 17   In the year 1774 birth of raphaelle Peale, US, painter (After the Rain-1823)  

Feb 24   Prince Adolphus, 1st Duke of Cambridge (d. 1850) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 05   In the year 1774 birth of christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer  

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   In the year 1774 frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer, dies at 69  

Feb 04   Charles Marie de La Condamine, French mathematician and geographer (b. 1701) died on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1774 florian Leopold Gassmann, composer, dies at 44  

Apr 04   Oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17 on this day in history.  

Apr 23   Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, painter, dies in the year 1774.  

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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