Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In 1776

Saturday, 20 July 2019

Sep 12   On this day in history nathan Hale leaves Harlem Heights Camp (127th St) for spy mission  

Sep 15   British forces capture Kip's Bay Manhattan during Revolution in the year 1776.  

Sep 15   In the year 1776 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   On this day in history 5 days after British take NY, a ¼ of city burns down  

Sep 21   On this day in history great fire in NY  

Sep 22   American patriot, captain Nathan Hale executed for spying in the year 1776.  

Sep 22   In the year 1776 nathan Hale, US captain/patriot/spy, hanged by British at 21  

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

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   On this day in history mission Dolores founded by SF Bay  

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

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   In the year 1776 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 in the year 1776.  

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

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   In the year 1776 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   On this day in history battle of White Plains; Washington retreats to NJ  

Nov 01   In the year 1776 mission San Juan Capistrano founded in California  

Nov 01   San Juan Capistrano Mission founded in California on this day in history.  

Nov 14   Henri Dutrochet, discovered & named process of osmosis in the year 1776.  

Nov 16   In the year 1776 1st gun salute  

Nov 16   In the year 1776 hessians capture Fort Washington, Manhattan  

Nov 18   On this day in history hessians capture Fort Lee, NJ  

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

Nov 22   Johann Caspar Simon, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Nov 26   On this day in history dov Baer of Mezhirech, hassidic rabbi, dies  

Nov 30   In the year 1776 capt Cook begins 3rd & last trip to Pacific (South Sea)  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 06   Paul Friedrich Struck, composer in the year 1776.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next Page »

Advertisements

Famous Birthdays In 1776

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   Ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel was born on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history birth of ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine)  

Feb 11   On this day in history 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   In the year 1776 birth of john Parry, composer  

Feb 21   Vincenzo Lavigna, composer was born in the year 1776.  

Feb 23   John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1776 death of john Harrison, English clockmaker (b. 1693)  

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 in the year 1776.  

Apr 22   Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer, dies at 67 in the year 1776.  

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.  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Does life exist beyond Earth?
Yes
No
Don't Know