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Historical Events In 1776

Monday, 27 January 2020

Jun 29   Va state constitution adopted &Patrick Henry made governor in the year 1776.  

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

Jul 01   On this day in history first vote on the Declaration of Independence  

Jul 01   Francis Salvador, 1st Jew to die in American Revolutionary War in the year 1776.  

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

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

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

Jul 04   Declaration of Independence-US gains independence from Britain on this day in history.  

Jul 04   On this day in history the United States adopt the Declaration of Independence  

Jul 06   Dec of Ind announced on front page of "PA Evening Gazette" on this day in history.  

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

Jul 08   In the year 1776 col John Nixon gave 1st public reading of Dec of Independence (Phila)  

Jul 08   On this day in history 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  

Jul 09   On this day in history dec of Ind read aloud to Gen Washington's troops in NY  

Jul 09   Declaration of Independence is read to George Washington's troops (NY) in the year 1776.  

Jul 11   On this day in history captain James Cook begins his third voyage  

Jul 12   In the year 1776 capt Cook departs with Resolution for 3rd trip to Pacific Ocean  

Aug 01   Formal signing of the Declaration of Independence on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 04   Wenzel Sedlak, composer in the year 1776.  

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

Aug 10   American Revolutionary War: word of the United States Declaration of Independence reaches London in the year 1776.  

Aug 15   Gottlieb Schick, German painter (Apollo under the Hirten) on this day in history.  

Aug 16   On this day in history philipp Jakob Riotte, composer  

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

Aug 27   On this day in history british defeat Americans in Battle of Long Island  

Aug 28   On this day in history battle of Long Island  

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

Aug 30   In the year 1776 uS army evacuates Long Island/falls back to Manhattan, NYC  

Sep 06   In the year 1776 hurricane hits Martinique; 100 French & Dutch ships sinks; 600 die  

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

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

Sep 10   In the year 1776 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   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 in the year 1776.  

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

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   John Parry, composer was born in the year 1776.  

Feb 21   Vincenzo Lavigna, composer was born in the year 1776.  

Feb 23   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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