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Historical Events In 1776

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

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   Halifax resolution for independence adopted by North Carolina in the year 1776.  

Apr 15   In the year 1776 duchess of Kingston found guilty of bigamy  

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

Apr 22   In the year 1776 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 26   In the year 1776 joan M Kemper, Dutch lawyer (designed civil code law book)  

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   France & Spain agreed to give weapons to American rebels on this day in history.  

May 02   France &Spain agree to donate arms to American rebels on this day in history.  

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

May 04   In the year 1776 rhode Island declares independence from England  

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

May 10   On this day in history george Thomas Smart, composer  

May 12   In the year 1776 juan Bros y Bertomel, composer  

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

May 13   On this day in history anton de Haen, medical Ratio medendi, dies at 71  

May 13   In the year 1776 charles Ots, composer  

Jun 01   John George Schetky, composer in the year 1776.  

Jun 07   Richard Lee (VA) moves Decl of Independence in Continental Congress on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Continental Congress appoints a committee to write a Decl of Ind in the year 1776.  

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

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

Jun 12   On this day in history virginia adopts Declaration of Rights  

Jun 23   On this day in history 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 in the year 1776.  

Jun 28   Thomas Hickey, American sergeant convicted of treason, hanged in the year 1776.  

Jun 29   Mission Dolores founded by SF Bay on this day in history.  

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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   Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine) was born in the year 1776.  

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   On this day in history birth of john Parry, composer  

Feb 21   On this day in history 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   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   Yeongjo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1694) died in the year 1776.  

Mar 10   In the year 1776 death of Élie Catherine Fréron, French critic (b. 1719)  

Mar 24   In the year 1776 death of john Harrison, English clockmaker (b. 1693)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 24   Carolus van de Abeele, Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Apr 29   Edward Wortley Montagu, English traveler and writer (b. 1713) died in the year 1776.  

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