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Historical Events In 1776

Monday, 20 May 2019

Jan 01   On this day in history gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag  

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

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

Jan 02   In the year 1776 austria ends interrogation torture  

Jan 02   First revolutionary flag displayed in the year 1776.  

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

Jan 05   Assembly of New Hampshire adopts its first state constitution in the year 1776.  

Jan 06   Ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel in the year 1776.  

Jan 10   In the year 1776 "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine, published  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history continental Congress approves enlistment of free blacks  

Jan 24   In the year 1776 ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine)  

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

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

Feb 11   On this day in history 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   John Parry, composer in the year 1776.  

Feb 21   Vincenzo Lavigna, composer in the year 1776.  

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   The American War of Independence: The Americans capture "Dorchester Heights" dominating the port of Boston, Massachusetts on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1776 british forces evacuate Boston to Nova Scotia during Revolutionary War  

Mar 25   Continental Congress authorized a medal for George Washington on this day in history.  

Mar 25   On this day in history continental Congress authorizes a medal for General George Washington  

Mar 28   Juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco on this day in history.  

Mar 31   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 on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig on this day in history.  

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

Apr 03   In the year 1776 washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College  

Apr 04   Continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel in the year 1776.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1776

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   Ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel was born in the year 1776.  

Jan 24   Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine) was born in the year 1776.  

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

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

Feb 18   John Parry, composer was born in the year 1776.  

Feb 21   On this day in history birth of vincenzo Lavigna, composer  

Feb 23   In the year 1776 birth of john Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)  

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   On this day in history death of yeongjo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1694)  

Mar 10   In the year 1776 death of Élie Catherine Fréron, French critic (b. 1719)  

Mar 24   John Harrison, English clockmaker (b. 1693) died in the year 1776.  

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

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

Apr 22   Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer, dies at 67 in the year 1776.  

Apr 24   Carolus van de Abeele, Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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

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