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Historical Events In 1776

Monday, 18 February 2019

Apr 06   On this day in history sloop-of-war Ranger, frigate Queen of France and frigate Warren capture British Hibernia and 7 other vessels  

Apr 07   On this day in history captain John Barry and the USS Lexington captures the Edward.  

Apr 08   Thaddaus Weigl, composer on this day in history.  

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

Apr 15   Duchess of Kingston found guilty of bigamy 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   In the year 1776 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   Adam Weishaupt founds secret society of Illuminati in the year 1776.  

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

May 04   Johann Friedrich Herbart, Germany, philosopher/psychologist on this day in history.  

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

May 06   James Kent, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

May 10   George Thomas Smart, composer on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history charles Ots, composer  

Jun 01   In the year 1776 john George Schetky, composer  

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

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

Jun 11   In the year 1776 john Constable, England, landscape painter (Hay Wain)  

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

Jun 12   In the year 1776 virginia adopts Declaration of Rights  

Jun 23   On this day in history final draft of Declaration of Independence submitted to US Congress  

Jun 27   On this day in history thomas Hickey, plan to hand George Washington to British, executed  

Jun 28   In the year 1776 charleston, SC repulses British sea attack  

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   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   In the year 1776 birth of john Parry, composer  

Feb 21   On this day in history birth of vincenzo Lavigna, composer  

Feb 23   In the year 1776 birth of john Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)  

Mar 10   Luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III was born in the year 1776.  

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

Mar 26   Samuel Ward, American politician (b. 1725) died in the year 1776.  

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   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 in the year 1776.  

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