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Historical Events In 1776

Thursday, 09 December 2021

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

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   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   In the year 1776 nJ gave all adults who could show a net worth of 50 pounds right to vote  

Jul 04   On this day in history american colonies declare their independence from Great Britain  

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

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" 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) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1776.  

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

Jul 09   Declaration of Independence is read to George Washington's troops (NY) on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 01   Formal signing of the Declaration of Independence in the year 1776.  

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

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

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

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) on this day in history.  

Aug 16   Philipp Jakob Riotte, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 27   In the year 1776 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 29   On this day in history americans withdraw from Manhattan to Westchester  

Aug 30   On this day in history uS army evacuates Long Island/falls back to Manhattan, NYC  

Sep 06   Hurricane hits Martinique; 100 French & Dutch ships sinks; 600 die in the year 1776.  

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

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

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   On this day in history birth of ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine)  

Feb 11   In the year 1776 birth of joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31)  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 29   Edward Wortley Montagu, English traveler and writer (b. 1713) died on this day in history.  

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