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Historical Events In 1776

Sunday, 09 August 2020

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

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

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

Jul 01   On this day in history francis Salvador, 1st Jew to die in American Revolutionary War  

Jul 02   In the year 1776 continental Congress resolves "these United Colonies are & of right ought to be Free & Independent States"  

Jul 02   NJ gave all adults who could show a net worth of 50 pounds right to vote in the year 1776.  

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

Jul 04   Declaration of Independence-US gains independence from Britain in the year 1776.  

Jul 04   The United States adopt the Declaration of Independence on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jul 11   Captain James Cook begins his third voyage in the year 1776.  

Jul 12   On this day in history capt Cook departs with Resolution for 3rd trip to Pacific Ocean  

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

Aug 02   Formal signing of Declaration of Independence in the year 1776.  

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 in the year 1776.  

Aug 15   In the year 1776 gottlieb Schick, German painter (Apollo under the Hirten)  

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

Aug 27   In the year 1776 americans lose to the British at the Batttle of Long Island.  

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

Aug 28   In the year 1776 battle of Long Island  

Aug 29   In the year 1776 americans withdraw from Manhattan to Westchester  

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

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   George Washington asks for a spy volunteer, Nathan Hale volunteers on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1776

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   Ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel was born on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine) was born in the year 1776.  

Feb 11   In the year 1776 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 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   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 in the year 1776.  

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   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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