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Historical Events In 1776

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Jan 01   Gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag on this day in history.  

Jan 01   General George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag in the year 1776.  

Jan 02   1st revolutionary flag displayed on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history austria ends interrogation torture  

Jan 02   In the year 1776 first revolutionary flag displayed  

Jan 05   Assembly of New Hampshire adopts its 1st state constitution on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1776 assembly of New Hampshire adopts its first state constitution  

Jan 06   Ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel on this day in history.  

Jan 10   "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine, published on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1776 thomas Paine publishes his famous pamphlet, Common Sense.  

Jan 16   Continental Congress approves enlistment of free blacks on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine) on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1776 henry Knox arrives at Cambridge, Massachusetts with the artillery that he has transported from Fort Ticonderoga.  

Feb 08   In the year 1776 wolfgang von Goethes' "Stella," premieres in Hamburg  

Feb 11   In the year 1776 joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31)  

Feb 17   1st volume of Gibbon's "Decline & Fall of Roman Empire" published in the year 1776.  

Feb 18   In the year 1776 john Parry, composer  

Feb 21   Vincenzo Lavigna, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 23   John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47) in the year 1776.  

Mar 02   Americans begin shelling British troops in Boston in the year 1776.  

Mar 03   US commodore Esek Hopkins occupies Nassau Bahamas on this day in history.  

Mar 04   In the year 1776 the American War of Independence: The Americans capture "Dorchester Heights" dominating the port of Boston, Massachusetts.  

Mar 09   Publication of the economics book The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III on this day in history.  

Mar 16   On this day in history johan G Verstolk van Soelen, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs  

Mar 17   British forces evacuate Boston to Nova Scotia during Revolutionary War on this day in history.  

Mar 25   In the year 1776 continental Congress authorized a medal for George Washington  

Mar 25   Continental Congress authorizes a medal for General George Washington in the year 1776.  

Mar 28   Juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco in the year 1776.  

Mar 31   On this day in history abigail Adams wrote her famous "Remember the ladies" letter to her husband, John, urging him to include women as he helped construct the US Constitution. He didn't.  

Apr 01   Friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig in the year 1776.  

Apr 01   Ships carrying 1,124 United Empire Loyalists arrive at Halifax from Boston; many with the British Army; in all, 40,000 Americans remain loyal on this day in history.  

Apr 03   On this day in history washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College  

Apr 04   On this day in history continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel  

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Famous Birthdays In 1776

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel  

Jan 24   On this day in history birth of ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine)  

Feb 11   Joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31) was born in the year 1776.  

Feb 11   Ioannis Kapodistrias, Greek diplomat of the Russian Empire and first head of state of independent Greece (d. 1831) was born in the year 1776.  

Feb 18   In the year 1776 birth of john Parry, composer  

Feb 21   In the year 1776 birth of vincenzo Lavigna, composer  

Feb 23   John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1776

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 05   Yeongjo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1694) died on this day in history.  

Mar 10   On this day in history death of Élie Catherine Fréron, French critic (b. 1719)  

Mar 24   In the year 1776 death of john Harrison, English clockmaker (b. 1693)  

Mar 26   Samuel Ward, American politician (b. 1725) died in the year 1776.  

Apr 19   Jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Apr 22   Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Apr 24   Carolus van de Abeele, Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84 in the year 1776.  

Apr 29   Edward Wortley Montagu, English traveler and writer (b. 1713) died on this day in history.  

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