Historical Events In 1776
Sunday, 20 September 2020
Sep 12 On this day in history nathan Hale leaves Harlem Heights Camp (127th St) for spy mission
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 Presidio of SF forms as a Spanish fort on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1776.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 09 In the year 1776 mission Dolores founded by SF Bay
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 In the year 1776 brig Gen Arnold's Lake Champlain fleet defeated by British
Oct 12 British Brigade begins guarding Throgg Necks Road in Bronx in the year 1776.
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 On this day in history battle of White Plains; Washington retreats to NJ
Nov 01 On this day in history mission San Juan Capistrano founded in California
Nov 01 San Juan Capistrano Mission founded in California in the year 1776.
Nov 14 Henri Dutrochet, discovered & named process of osmosis on this day in history.
Nov 16 1st gun salute on this day in history.
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 In the year 1776 hessians capture Ft Lee, NJ
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 In the year 1776 phi Beta Kappa, first American scholastic fraternity, founded
Dec 06 Paul Friedrich Struck, composer in the year 1776.