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