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Historical Events In 1776

Sunday, 19 May 2019

Sep 12   In the year 1776 nathan Hale leaves Harlem Heights Camp (127th St) for spy mission  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 21   5 days after British take NY, a ¼ of city burns down in the year 1776.  

Sep 21   In the year 1776 great fire in NY  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 24   In the year 1776 1st St Leger horesrace held at Doncaster  

Sep 27   In the year 1776 maria E J Versfelt, actress/mistress (General Moreau & Marshal Ney)  

Oct 07   On this day in history crown Prince Paul of Russia marries Sophie Marie Dorothea of Württemberg.  

Oct 09   In the year 1776 mission Dolores founded by SF Bay  

Oct 09   On this day in history spanish missionaries first settle in what is now San Francisco, California.  

Oct 11   In the year 1776 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.  

Oct 11   Brig Gen Arnold's Lake Champlain fleet defeated by British on this day in history.  

Oct 12   British Brigade begins guarding Throgg Necks Road in Bronx on this day in history.  

Oct 12   In the year 1776 british Brigade begins guarding Throgg Necks Road in the Bronx  

Oct 18   In a NY bar decorated with bird tail, customer orders "cock tail" in the year 1776.  

Oct 26   Benjamin Franklin departed from America for France on a mission to seek French support for the American Revolution in the year 1776.  

Oct 27   On this day in history 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.  

Oct 28   In the year 1776 battle of White Plains; Washington retreats to NJ  

Nov 01   On this day in history mission San Juan Capistrano founded in California  

Nov 01   In the year 1776 san Juan Capistrano Mission founded in California  

Nov 14   Henri Dutrochet, discovered & named process of osmosis on this day in history.  

Nov 16   1st gun salute on this day in history.  

Nov 16   Hessians capture Fort Washington, Manhattan in the year 1776.  

Nov 18   Hessians capture Fort Lee, NJ in the year 1776.  

Nov 18   Hessians capture Ft Lee, NJ in the year 1776.  

Nov 22   Johann Caspar Simon, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1776.  

Nov 26   In the year 1776 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   1st US fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa (William & Mary College), forms in the year 1776.  

Dec 05   Phi Beta Kappa, first American scholastic fraternity, founded on this day in history.  

Dec 06   In the year 1776 paul Friedrich Struck, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1776

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1776 birth of ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel  

Jan 24   In the year 1776 birth of ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine)  

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   John Parry, composer was born in the year 1776.  

Feb 21   Vincenzo Lavigna, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 23   John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47) was born in the year 1776.  

Mar 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of john Harrison, English clockmaker (b. 1693)  

Mar 26   In the year 1776 death of samuel Ward, American politician (b. 1725)  

Apr 19   In the year 1776 jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi, dies at 78  

Apr 22   On this day in history johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer, dies at 67  

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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