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Historical Events In 1774

Saturday, 20 July 2019

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

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

May 28   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1774 english parliament accepts Quebec Act  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 11   On this day in history 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   Capt Cook arrives at New Hebrides (Vanuata) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 31   On this day in history joseph Priestley discovers oxygen  

Aug 01   In the year 1774 joseph Priestley isolates oxygen for the first time  

Aug 01   On this day in history priestly discovers oxygen  

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

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

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   In the year 1774 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 in the year 1774.  

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   In the year 1774 birth of karl Moser, composer  

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   Raphaelle Peale, US, painter (After the Rain-1823) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1774.  

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

May 04   Anthony Ulrich II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (b. 1714) died in the year 1774.  

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

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