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Historical Events In 1774

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

May 27   In the year 1774 francis Beaufort, admiral/hydrographer (Beaufort wind force scale)  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 11   Jews of Algiers escape attack of Spanish Army on this day in history.  

Jun 13   In the year 1774 rhode Island becomes 1st colony to prohibit importation of slaves  

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   On this day in history daniel D Tompkins, (D-R), 6th US vice-president (1817-25)  

Jun 22   English parliament accepts Quebec Act on this day in history.  

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   Giuseppi Maria Carretti, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1774.  

Jul 11   Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet, Irish-born New York pioneer in the year 1774.  

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

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   Peace of Kutsjuk Kainardji (end Russian-Turkish War) in the year 1774.  

Jul 31   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1774.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history anna K Emmerick/Emmerich, German poet  

Sep 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of karl Moser, composer  

Feb 11   In the year 1774 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   Pierre Rode, composer was born in the year 1774.  

Feb 17   In the year 1774 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 in the year 1774.  

Jan 30   In the year 1774 frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer, dies at 69  

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

Feb 10   In the year 1774 florian Leopold Gassmann, composer, dies at 44  

Apr 04   On this day in history 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 in the year 1774.  

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