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Historical Events In 1774

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

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

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

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

Jun 01   In the year 1774 boston Port Bill: British govt orders Port of Boston closed  

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

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

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

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   English parliament accepts Quebec Act in the year 1774.  

Jun 23   On this day in history matthijs Siegenbeek, Dutch linguist (spelling)  

Jul 01   Henry Fox Holland, English corrupt politician, dies at 68 in the year 1774.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1774 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of andré Marie Constant Duméril, French zoologist (d. 1860)  

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

Feb 11   In the year 1774 birth of hans Järta, Swedish political activist (d. 1847)  

Feb 15   In the year 1774 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   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 in the year 1774.  

Jan 30   Frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 1774 christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, painter, dies  

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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