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Historical Events In 1774

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

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

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

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

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

Jun 13   Rhode Island becomes first colony to prohibit importation of slaves in the year 1774.  

Jun 16   On this day in history formation of Harrodsburg, Kentucky.  

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 in the year 1774.  

Jun 23   Matthijs Siegenbeek, Dutch linguist (spelling) in the year 1774.  

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   Giuseppi Maria Carretti, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet, Irish-born New York pioneer  

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

Jul 21   On this day in history peace of Kutsjuk Kainardji (end Russian-Turkish War)  

Jul 31   Joseph Priestley discovers oxygen in the year 1774.  

Aug 01   Joseph Priestley isolates oxygen for the first time on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1774 meriwether Lewis, Charlottsville VA, capt (Lewis & Clark Expedition)  

Aug 25   Nicolo Jommelli, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1774.  

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

Sep 05   On this day in history 1st Continental Congress assembles, in Philadelphia  

Sep 05   On this day in history 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   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   Hans Järta, Swedish political activist (d. 1847) was born in the year 1774.  

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

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   Prince Adolphus, 1st Duke of Cambridge (d. 1850) was born in the year 1774.  

Mar 05   In the year 1774 birth of christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1774

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 21   On this day in history 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   In the year 1774 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   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   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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