Historical Events In 1776
Thursday, 02 April 2020
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 On this day in history 5 days after British take NY, a ¼ of city burns down
Sep 21 Great fire in NY in the year 1776.
Sep 22 In the year 1776 american patriot, captain Nathan Hale executed for spying
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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1776.
Oct 11 On this day in history 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 in the year 1776.
Oct 12 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1776 1st gun salute
Nov 16 Hessians capture Fort Washington, Manhattan in the year 1776.
Nov 18 On this day in history hessians capture Fort Lee, NJ
Nov 18 On this day in history hessians capture Ft Lee, NJ
Nov 22 Johann Caspar Simon, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1776.
Nov 26 Dov Baer of Mezhirech, hassidic rabbi, dies in the year 1776.
Nov 30 In the year 1776 capt Cook begins 3rd & last trip to Pacific (South Sea)
Dec 05 1st US fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa (William & Mary College), forms in the year 1776.
Dec 05 On this day in history phi Beta Kappa, first American scholastic fraternity, founded
Dec 06 Paul Friedrich Struck, composer on this day in history.