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Historical Events In 1776

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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

Jul 01   1st vote on Declaration of Independence in the year 1776.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 04   On this day in history declaration of Independence-US gains independence from Britain  

Jul 04   In the year 1776 the United States adopt the Declaration of Independence  

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

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

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   On this day in history declaration of Independence is read to George Washington's troops (NY)  

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

Jul 12   Capt Cook departs with Resolution for 3rd trip to Pacific Ocean in the year 1776.  

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   In the year 1776 formal signing of the Declaration of Independence  

Aug 04   Wenzel Sedlak, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Aug 16   In the year 1776 philipp Jakob Riotte, composer  

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

Aug 27   In the year 1776 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 in the year 1776.  

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

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

Sep 09   In the year 1776 continental Congress renames "United Colonies," "United States"  

Sep 09   Continental Congress renames "United Colonies," "US" on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1776.  

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   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   John Parry, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1776 death of yeongjo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1694)  

Mar 10   Élie Catherine Fréron, French critic (b. 1719) died in the year 1776.  

Mar 24   John Harrison, English clockmaker (b. 1693) died in the year 1776.  

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

Apr 19   Jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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 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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