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Historical Events In 1776

Wednesday, 29 January 2020

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

Apr 07   Captain John Barry and the USS Lexington captures the Edward on this day in history.  

Apr 08   In the year 1776 thaddaus Weigl, composer  

Apr 12   Halifax resolution for independence adopted by North Carolina on this day in history.  

Apr 15   In the year 1776 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 24   In the year 1776 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   Adam Weishaupt founds secret society of Illuminati in the year 1776.  

May 01   On this day in history adam Weishaupt founds the secret society of Illuminati  

May 02   France & Spain agreed to give weapons to American rebels in the year 1776.  

May 02   On this day in history france &Spain agree to donate arms to American rebels  

May 04   Johann Friedrich Herbart, Germany, philosopher/psychologist in the year 1776.  

May 04   On this day in history rhode Island declares independence from England  

May 06   On this day in history james Kent, composer, dies at 76  

May 10   In the year 1776 george Thomas Smart, composer  

May 12   Juan Bros y Bertomel, composer in the year 1776.  

May 12   On this day in history turgot, French minister of Finance, resigns  

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

May 13   Charles Ots, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jun 07   On this day in history richard Lee (VA) moves Decl of Independence in Continental Congress  

Jun 10   On this day in history continental Congress appoints a committee to write a Decl of Ind  

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

Jun 11   Continental Congress create a committee to draft Decl of Independence in the year 1776.  

Jun 11   John Constable, England, landscape painter (Hay Wain) in the year 1776.  

Jun 11   In the year 1776 the birth of John Constable, English painter  

Jun 12   Virginia adopts Declaration of Rights in the year 1776.  

Jun 23   In the year 1776 final draft of Declaration of Independence submitted to US Congress  

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   Thomas Hickey, American sergeant convicted of treason, hanged in the year 1776.  

Jun 29   In the year 1776 mission Dolores founded by SF Bay  

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Famous Birthdays In 1776

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1776 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   On this day in history birth of ioannis Kapodistrias, Greek diplomat of the Russian Empire and first head of state of independent Greece (d. 1831)  

Feb 18   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 10   In the year 1776 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 in the year 1776.  

Mar 24   John Harrison, English clockmaker (b. 1693) died on this day in history.  

Mar 26   In the year 1776 death of samuel Ward, American politician (b. 1725)  

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

Apr 22   On this day in history johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer, dies at 67  

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

Apr 29   Edward Wortley Montagu, English traveler and writer (b. 1713) died on this day in history.  

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