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Historical Events In 1776

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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

Dec 19   On this day in history 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   In the year 1776 continental Congress negotiates a war loan of $181,500 from France  

Dec 23   On this day in history thomas Paine writes "These are the times that try men's souls"  

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

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

Dec 26   Battle of Trenton-major British defeat on this day in history.  

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

Dec 29   On this day in history charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric  

Dec 31   Rhode Island establishes wage & price controls to curb inflation: Limit is 70 cents a day for carpenters, 42 cents 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  

Dec 31   Rhode Island establishes wage and price controls to curb inflation: Limit is $0.70 a day for carpenters, $0.42 for tailors 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 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   On this day in history birth of john Parry, composer  

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

Feb 23   In the year 1776 birth of john Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)  

Mar 10   In the year 1776 birth of luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III  

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

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

Mar 26   In the year 1776 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   On this day in history johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer, dies at 67  

Apr 24   On this day in history 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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