Historical Events In 1776
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Sep 12 Nathan Hale leaves Harlem Heights Camp (127th St) for spy mission on this day in history.
Sep 15 In the year 1776 british forces capture Kip's Bay Manhattan during Revolution
Sep 15 On this day in history british forces capture Kip's Bay Manhattan during the Revolution
Sep 17 Presidio of SF forms as a Spanish fort in the year 1776.
Sep 21 5 days after British take NY, a ¼ of city burns down on this day in history.
Sep 21 Great fire in NY on this day in history.
Sep 22 In the year 1776 american patriot, captain Nathan Hale executed for spying
Sep 22 Nathan Hale, US captain/patriot/spy, hanged by British at 21 in the year 1776.
Sep 24 1st St Leger horesrace held at Doncaster on this day in history.
Sep 27 In the year 1776 maria E J Versfelt, actress/mistress (General Moreau & Marshal Ney)
Oct 07 Crown Prince Paul of Russia marries Sophie Marie Dorothea of Württemberg in the year 1776.
Oct 09 Mission Dolores founded by SF Bay in the year 1776.
Oct 09 In the year 1776 spanish missionaries first settle in what is now San Francisco, California.
Oct 11 Battle of Valcour Island on Lake Champlain, New York. Although defeated, the American flotilla delayed the British advance and caused it to fall back into winter quarters in the year 1776.
Oct 11 On this day in history brig Gen Arnold's Lake Champlain fleet defeated by British
Oct 12 In the year 1776 british Brigade begins guarding Throgg Necks Road in Bronx
Oct 12 British Brigade begins guarding Throgg Necks Road in the Bronx on this day in history.
Oct 18 In a NY bar decorated with bird tail, customer orders "cock tail" in the year 1776.
Oct 26 In the year 1776 benjamin Franklin departed from America for France on a mission to seek French support for the American Revolution.
Oct 27 A Danish fort in the Virgin Islands becomes the first foreign nation to salute the U.S. flag when it recognizes a U.S. schooner in the year 1776.
Oct 28 In the year 1776 battle of White Plains; Washington retreats to NJ
Nov 01 In the year 1776 mission San Juan Capistrano founded in California
Nov 01 On this day in history san Juan Capistrano Mission founded in California
Nov 14 Henri Dutrochet, discovered & named process of osmosis in the year 1776.
Nov 16 1st gun salute in the year 1776.
Nov 16 Hessians capture Fort Washington, Manhattan in the year 1776.
Nov 18 Hessians capture Fort Lee, NJ on this day in history.
Nov 18 In the year 1776 hessians capture Ft Lee, NJ
Nov 22 On this day in history johann Caspar Simon, composer, dies at 75
Nov 26 On this day in history dov Baer of Mezhirech, hassidic rabbi, dies
Nov 30 Capt Cook begins 3rd & last trip to Pacific (South Sea) in the year 1776.
Dec 05 On this day in history 1st US fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa (William & Mary College), forms
Dec 05 Phi Beta Kappa, first American scholastic fraternity, founded in the year 1776.
Dec 06 Paul Friedrich Struck, composer on this day in history.