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Historical Events In 1774

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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   On this day in history the first Continental Congress convenes (Virginia)  

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

Jun 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1774 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   Formation of Harrodsburg, Kentucky on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 04   On this day in history orangetown Resolutions adopted in the Province of New York, one of many protests against the British Parliament's Coercive Acts  

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   On this day in history citizens of Carlisle Penn, pass a declaration of independence  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 01   Priestly discovers oxygen in the year 1774.  

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

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   Meriwether Lewis, Charlottsville VA, capt (Lewis & Clark Expedition) in the year 1774.  

Aug 25   In the year 1774 nicolo Jommelli, composer, dies at 59  

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

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

Sep 15   Cossack Emilian Pugachev captured on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1774.  

Feb 11   In the year 1774 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   In the year 1774 birth of pierre Rode, composer  

Feb 17   On this day in history 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   On this day in history frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer, dies at 69  

Feb 04   On this day in history death of charles Marie de La Condamine, French mathematician and geographer (b. 1701)  

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 in the year 1774.  

Apr 23   On this day in history christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, painter, dies  

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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