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Historical Events In 1776

Friday, 19 July 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   On this day in history 1st revolutionary flag displayed  

Jan 02   Austria ends interrogation torture on this day in history.  

Jan 02   First revolutionary flag displayed on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history assembly of New Hampshire adopts its 1st state constitution  

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

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   On this day in history thomas Paine publishes his famous pamphlet, Common Sense.  

Jan 16   In the year 1776 continental Congress approves enlistment of free blacks  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1776 vincenzo Lavigna, composer  

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

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

Mar 03   US commodore Esek Hopkins occupies Nassau Bahamas in the year 1776.  

Mar 04   On this day in history the American War of Independence: The Americans capture "Dorchester Heights" dominating the port of Boston, Massachusetts.  

Mar 09   In the year 1776 publication of the economics book The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith.  

Mar 10   On this day in history luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III  

Mar 16   In the year 1776 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   Continental Congress authorized a medal for George Washington in the year 1776.  

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

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

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   On this day in history friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig  

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

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

Feb 11   On this day in history 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 in the year 1776.  

Feb 18   John Parry, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III  

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   Élie Catherine Fréron, French critic (b. 1719) died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 26   Samuel Ward, American politician (b. 1725) died on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi, dies at 78 in the year 1776.  

Apr 22   In the year 1776 johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer, dies at 67  

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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