Historical Events In 1776
Sunday, 19 May 2019
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 5 days after British take NY, a ¼ of city burns down in the year 1776.
Sep 21 In the year 1776 great fire in NY
Sep 22 In the year 1776 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 In the year 1776 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 In the year 1776 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 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 British Brigade begins guarding Throgg Necks Road in Bronx on this day in history.
Oct 12 In the year 1776 british Brigade begins guarding Throgg Necks Road in the Bronx
Oct 18 In a NY bar decorated with bird tail, customer orders "cock tail" in the year 1776.
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 On this day in history 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.
Oct 28 In the year 1776 battle of White Plains; Washington retreats to NJ
Nov 01 On this day in history mission San Juan Capistrano founded in California
Nov 01 In the year 1776 san Juan Capistrano Mission founded in California
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 in the year 1776.
Nov 18 Hessians capture Fort Lee, NJ in the year 1776.
Nov 18 Hessians capture Ft Lee, NJ in the year 1776.
Nov 22 Johann Caspar Simon, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1776.
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 In the year 1776 paul Friedrich Struck, composer