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Historical Events In 1774

Thursday, 23 January 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jun 11   Jews of Algiers escape attack of Spanish Army in the year 1774.  

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   In the year 1774 formation of Harrodsburg, Kentucky.  

Jun 21   Daniel D Tompkins, (D-R), 6th US vice-president (1817-25) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 23   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 07   On this day in history giuseppi Maria Carretti, composer, dies at 83  

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

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

Jul 31   Joseph Priestley discovers oxygen on this day in history.  

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   Founder of the Shaker Movement, Mother Ann Lee, arrives in NY in the year 1774.  

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

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

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) in the year 1774.  

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

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 in the year 1774.  

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

Feb 15   W G Frederik, prince of Orange was born on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1774 birth of pierre Rode, composer  

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

Feb 24   On this day in history 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   In the year 1774 mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56  

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 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   Louis XV, king of France (1715-74), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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