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Historical Events In 1776

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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

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

Jan 02   In the year 1776 1st revolutionary flag displayed  

Jan 02   In the year 1776 austria ends interrogation torture  

Jan 02   On this day in history first revolutionary flag displayed  

Jan 05   Assembly of New Hampshire adopts its 1st state constitution in the year 1776.  

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

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   Wolfgang von Goethes' "Stella," premieres in Hamburg on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   On this day in history vincenzo Lavigna, composer  

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

Mar 02   In the year 1776 americans begin shelling British troops in Boston  

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   In the year 1776 luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III  

Mar 16   Johan G Verstolk van Soelen, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs in the year 1776.  

Mar 17   In the year 1776 british forces evacuate Boston to Nova Scotia during Revolutionary War  

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

Mar 25   In the year 1776 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 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 in the year 1776.  

Apr 03   Washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1776 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   In the year 1776 birth of ioannis Kapodistrias, Greek diplomat of the Russian Empire and first head of state of independent Greece (d. 1831)  

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

Feb 21   Vincenzo Lavigna, composer was born in the year 1776.  

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

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   In the year 1776 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 26   On this day in history death of samuel Ward, American politician (b. 1725)  

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   In the year 1776 carolus van de Abeele, Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84  

Apr 29   In the year 1776 death of edward Wortley Montagu, English traveler and writer (b. 1713)  

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