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Historical Events In 1776

Saturday, 10 April 2021

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

Sep 17   Presidio of SF forms as a Spanish fort in the year 1776.  

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

Sep 21   In the year 1776 great fire in NY  

Sep 22   On this day in history 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   Maria E J Versfelt, actress/mistress (General Moreau & Marshal Ney) in the year 1776.  

Oct 07   In the year 1776 crown Prince Paul of Russia marries Sophie Marie Dorothea of Württemberg.  

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   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   On this day in history british Brigade begins guarding Throgg Necks Road in the Bronx  

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

Nov 01   On this day in history san Juan Capistrano Mission founded in California  

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

Nov 16   In the year 1776 1st gun salute  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Dec 05   On this day in history phi Beta Kappa, first American scholastic fraternity, founded  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1776

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel  

Jan 24   Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31) was born in the year 1776.  

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

Feb 18   John Parry, composer was born in the year 1776.  

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 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   Yeongjo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1694) died in the year 1776.  

Mar 10   In the year 1776 death of Élie Catherine Fréron, French critic (b. 1719)  

Mar 24   On this day in history death of john Harrison, English clockmaker (b. 1693)  

Mar 26   On this day in history 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   Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 29   In the year 1776 death of edward Wortley Montagu, English traveler and writer (b. 1713)  

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