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.