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Historical Events In 1776

Sunday, 05 July 2020

Dec 08   George Washington's retreating army crosses Delaware River from NJ in the year 1776.  

Dec 19   In the year 1776 thomas Paine published his 1st "American Crisis" essay, in which he wrote, "These are the times that try men's souls"  

Dec 19   On this day in history thomas Paine publishes his first "American Crisis" essay  

Dec 23   Continental Congress negotiates a war loan of $181,500 from France in the year 1776.  

Dec 23   Thomas Paine writes "These are the times that try men's souls" on this day in history.  

Dec 25   Washington crosses Delaware & surprises & defeats 1,400 Hessians in the year 1776.  

Dec 25   In the year 1776 washington crosses Delaware and surprises and defeats 1,400 Hessians  

Dec 26   Battle of Trenton-major British defeat in the year 1776.  

Dec 26   In the year 1776 johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle  

Dec 29   Charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric in the year 1776.  

Dec 31   On this day in history rhode Island establishes wage & price controls to curb inflation: Limit is 70 cents a day for carpenters, 42 cents for tailors  

Dec 31   Rhode Island establishes wage and price controls to curb inflation Limit is $0.70 a day for carpenters, $0.42 for tailors in the year 1776.  

Dec 31   In the year 1776 rhode Island establishes wage and price controls to curb inflation: Limit is $0.70 a day for carpenters, $0.42 for tailors  

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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   In the year 1776 birth of ioannis Kapodistrias, Greek diplomat of the Russian Empire and first head of state of independent Greece (d. 1831)  

Feb 18   On this day in history birth of john Parry, composer  

Feb 21   On this day in history birth of vincenzo Lavigna, composer  

Feb 23   On this day in history birth of john Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)  

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   On this day in history death of yeongjo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1694)  

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

Mar 24   In the year 1776 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 in the year 1776.  

Apr 22   On this day in history johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer, dies at 67  

Apr 24   In the year 1776 carolus van de Abeele, Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84  

Apr 29   On this day in history death of edward Wortley Montagu, English traveler and writer (b. 1713)  

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