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Historical Events In 1774

Wednesday, 03 March 2021

May 27   Francis Beaufort, admiral/hydrographer (Beaufort wind force scale) on this day in history.  

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

May 28   The first Continental Congress convenes (Virginia) in the year 1774.  

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

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   On this day in history jews of Algiers escape attack of Spanish Army  

Jun 13   Rhode Island becomes 1st colony to prohibit importation of slaves in the year 1774.  

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

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

Jun 21   Daniel D Tompkins, (D-R), 6th US vice-president (1817-25) in the year 1774.  

Jun 22   English parliament accepts Quebec Act in the year 1774.  

Jun 23   In the year 1774 matthijs Siegenbeek, Dutch linguist (spelling)  

Jul 01   Henry Fox Holland, English corrupt politician, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 17   In the year 1774 capt Cook arrives at New Hebrides (Vanuata)  

Jul 21   Peace of Kutsjuk Kainardji (end Russian-Turkish War) on this day in history.  

Jul 31   In the year 1774 joseph Priestley discovers oxygen  

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

Aug 01   Priestly discovers oxygen in the year 1774.  

Aug 06   In the year 1774 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   Robert Southey, English poet laureate/biographer of Nelson in the year 1774.  

Aug 18   On this day in history meriwether Lewis, Charlottsville VA, capt (Lewis & Clark Expedition)  

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

Aug 28   Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, 1st American Catholic saint (1975) on this day in history.  

Sep 05   1st Continental Congress assembles, in Philadelphia in the year 1774.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of raphaelle Peale, US, painter (After the Rain-1823)  

Feb 24   In the year 1774 birth of prince Adolphus, 1st Duke of Cambridge (d. 1850)  

Mar 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   Florian Leopold Gassmann, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Apr 04   In the year 1774 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   Anthony Ulrich II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (b. 1714) died on this day in history.  

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

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