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Historical Events In 1776

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Apr 06   Sloop-of-war Ranger, frigate Queen of France and frigate Warren capture British Hibernia and 7 other vessels in the year 1776.  

Apr 07   In the year 1776 captain John Barry and the USS Lexington captures the Edward.  

Apr 08   In the year 1776 thaddaus Weigl, composer  

Apr 12   On this day in history halifax resolution for independence adopted by North Carolina  

Apr 15   On this day in history duchess of Kingston found guilty of bigamy  

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

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

Apr 24   On this day in history carolus van de Abeele, Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84  

Apr 26   Joan M Kemper, Dutch lawyer (designed civil code law book) in the year 1776.  

May 01   In the year 1776 adam Weishaupt founds secret society of Illuminati  

May 01   Adam Weishaupt founds the secret society of Illuminati on this day in history.  

May 02   On this day in history france & Spain agreed to give weapons to American rebels  

May 02   In the year 1776 france &Spain agree to donate arms to American rebels  

May 04   In the year 1776 johann Friedrich Herbart, Germany, philosopher/psychologist  

May 04   Rhode Island declares independence from England in the year 1776.  

May 06   James Kent, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1776.  

May 10   In the year 1776 george Thomas Smart, composer  

May 12   On this day in history juan Bros y Bertomel, composer  

May 12   Turgot, French minister of Finance, resigns on this day in history.  

May 13   Anton de Haen, medical Ratio medendi, dies at 71 in the year 1776.  

May 13   On this day in history charles Ots, composer  

Jun 01   On this day in history john George Schetky, composer  

Jun 07   In the year 1776 richard Lee (VA) moves Decl of Independence in Continental Congress  

Jun 10   In the year 1776 continental Congress appoints a committee to write a Decl of Ind  

Jun 10   The Continental Congress appoints a committee to write a Declaration of Independence in the year 1776.  

Jun 11   In the year 1776 continental Congress create a committee to draft Decl of Independence  

Jun 11   On this day in history john Constable, England, landscape painter (Hay Wain)  

Jun 11   The birth of John Constable, English painter on this day in history.  

Jun 12   Virginia adopts Declaration of Rights on this day in history.  

Jun 23   Final draft of Declaration of Independence submitted to US Congress in the year 1776.  

Jun 27   Thomas Hickey, plan to hand George Washington to British, executed on this day in history.  

Jun 28   Charleston, SC repulses British sea attack on this day in history.  

Jun 28   On this day in history thomas Hickey, American sergeant convicted of treason, hanged  

Jun 29   Mission Dolores founded by SF Bay in the year 1776.  

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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   Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   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   Yeongjo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1694) died in the year 1776.  

Mar 10   On this day in history 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   Jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 24   Carolus van de Abeele, Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84 in the year 1776.  

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

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