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Historical Events In 1776

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Sep 12   Nathan Hale leaves Harlem Heights Camp (127th St) for spy mission on this day in history.  

Sep 15   On this day in history british forces capture Kip's Bay Manhattan during Revolution  

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

Sep 17   On this day in history presidio of SF forms as a Spanish fort  

Sep 21   In the year 1776 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   In the year 1776 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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   British Brigade begins guarding Throgg Necks Road in Bronx on this day in history.  

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

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   Battle of White Plains; Washington retreats to NJ on this day in history.  

Nov 01   On this day in history 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   Hessians capture Fort Lee, NJ on this day in history.  

Nov 18   In the year 1776 hessians capture Ft Lee, NJ  

Nov 22   In the year 1776 johann Caspar Simon, composer, dies at 75  

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   Paul Friedrich Struck, composer on this day in history.  

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

Feb 11   Joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1776.  

Famous Deaths In 1776

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 05   Yeongjo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1694) died on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Élie Catherine Fréron, French critic (b. 1719) died on this day in history.  

Mar 24   John Harrison, English clockmaker (b. 1693) died on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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