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Historical Events In 1776

Friday, 20 September 2019

Jun 29   Va state constitution adopted &Patrick Henry made governor on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 04   In the year 1776 american colonies declare their independence from Great Britain  

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

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

Jul 08   Col John Nixon gave 1st public reading of Dec of Independence (Phila) on this day in history.  

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   Dec of Ind read aloud to Gen Washington's troops in NY on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1776 formal signing of the Declaration of Independence  

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   On this day in history wenzel Sedlak, composer  

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   In the year 1776 philipp Jakob Riotte, composer  

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

Aug 27   British defeat Americans in Battle of Long Island on this day in history.  

Aug 28   Battle of Long Island in the year 1776.  

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   Hurricane hits Martinique; 100 French & Dutch ships sinks; 600 die on this day in history.  

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   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   Joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31) was born in the year 1776.  

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   In the year 1776 birth of john Parry, composer  

Feb 21   In the year 1776 birth of vincenzo Lavigna, composer  

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 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   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 in the year 1776.  

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

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

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