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Historical Events In 1776

Friday, 18 January 2019

Sep 12   In the year 1776 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   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   On this day in history nathan Hale, US captain/patriot/spy, hanged by British at 21  

Sep 24   On this day in history 1st St Leger horesrace held at Doncaster  

Sep 27   Maria E J Versfelt, actress/mistress (General Moreau & Marshal Ney) in the year 1776.  

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

Oct 09   Mission Dolores founded by SF Bay on this day in history.  

Oct 09   Spanish missionaries first settle in what is now San Francisco, California in the year 1776.  

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   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" on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   San Juan Capistrano Mission founded in California in the year 1776.  

Nov 14   In the year 1776 henri Dutrochet, discovered & named process of osmosis  

Nov 16   1st gun salute in the year 1776.  

Nov 16   Hessians capture Fort Washington, Manhattan on this day in history.  

Nov 18   Hessians capture Fort Lee, NJ on this day in history.  

Nov 18   Hessians capture Ft Lee, NJ on this day in history.  

Nov 22   In the year 1776 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   1st US fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa (William & Mary College), forms on this day in history.  

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

Dec 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1776 birth of joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31)  

Feb 11   Ioannis Kapodistrias, Greek diplomat of the Russian Empire and first head of state of independent Greece (d. 1831) was born in the year 1776.  

Feb 18   In the year 1776 birth of john Parry, composer  

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

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

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

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

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

Apr 24   Carolus van de Abeele, Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84 in the year 1776.  

Apr 29   On this day in history death of edward Wortley Montagu, English traveler and writer (b. 1713)  

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