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Historical Events In 1776

Friday, 24 May 2019

Jun 29   On this day in history va state constitution adopted &Patrick Henry made governor  

Jul 01   On this day in history 1st vote on Declaration of Independence  

Jul 01   In the year 1776 first vote on the Declaration of Independence  

Jul 01   Francis Salvador, 1st Jew to die in American Revolutionary War on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Continental Congress resolves "these United Colonies are & of right ought to be Free & Independent States" on this day in history.  

Jul 02   NJ gave all adults who could show a net worth of 50 pounds right to vote on this day in history.  

Jul 04   American colonies declare their independence from Great Britain in the year 1776.  

Jul 04   In the year 1776 declaration of Independence-US gains independence from Britain  

Jul 04   The United States adopt the Declaration of Independence in the year 1776.  

Jul 06   Dec of Ind announced on front page of "PA Evening Gazette" in the year 1776.  

Jul 06   In the year 1776 dec of Ind announced on front page of the "PA Evening Gazette"  

Jul 08   Col John Nixon gave 1st public reading of Dec of Independence (Phila) in the year 1776.  

Jul 08   The Liberty Bell Rings In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Liberty Bell rang out from the tower of the Pennsylvania's old State House, summoning citizens to the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence by Colonel John Nixon on this day in history.  

Jul 09   In the year 1776 dec of Ind read aloud to Gen Washington's troops in NY  

Jul 09   In the year 1776 declaration of Independence is read to George Washington's troops (NY)  

Jul 11   In the year 1776 captain James Cook begins his third voyage  

Jul 12   Capt Cook departs with Resolution for 3rd trip to Pacific Ocean on this day in history.  

Aug 01   On this day in history formal signing of the Declaration of Independence  

Aug 02   On this day in history formal signing of Declaration of Independence  

Aug 02   Formal signing of the Declaration of Independence on this day in history.  

Aug 04   Wenzel Sedlak, composer in the year 1776.  

Aug 09   Amedeo Avogadro, Tuin Italy, 6.022 x 10 ^ 23 (Avogadro's Law) on this day in history.  

Aug 10   American Revolutionary War: word of the United States Declaration of Independence reaches London on this day in history.  

Aug 15   Gottlieb Schick, German painter (Apollo under the Hirten) in the year 1776.  

Aug 16   Philipp Jakob Riotte, composer in the year 1776.  

Aug 27   On this day in history americans lose to the British at the Batttle of Long Island.  

Aug 27   In the year 1776 british defeat Americans in Battle of Long Island  

Aug 28   Battle of Long Island in the year 1776.  

Aug 29   Americans withdraw from Manhattan to Westchester on this day in history.  

Aug 30   US army evacuates Long Island/falls back to Manhattan, NYC on this day in history.  

Sep 06   On this day in history hurricane hits Martinique; 100 French & Dutch ships sinks; 600 die  

Sep 09   Continental Congress renames "United Colonies," "United States" in the year 1776.  

Sep 09   On this day in history continental Congress renames "United Colonies," "US"  

Sep 10   On this day in history george Washington asks for a spy volunteer, Nathan Hale volunteers  

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

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   John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47) was born in the year 1776.  

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

Apr 22   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of edward Wortley Montagu, English traveler and writer (b. 1713)  

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