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Historical Events In 1776

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Dec 08   George Washington's retreating army crosses Delaware River from NJ on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 23   On this day in history continental Congress negotiates a war loan of $181,500 from France  

Dec 23   In the year 1776 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 on this day in history.  

Dec 26   On this day in history battle of Trenton-major British defeat  

Dec 26   Johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel was born in the year 1776.  

Jan 24   In the year 1776 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   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   Vincenzo Lavigna, composer was born in the year 1776.  

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   On this day in history death of Élie Catherine Fréron, French critic (b. 1719)  

Mar 24   John Harrison, English clockmaker (b. 1693) died in the year 1776.  

Mar 26   In the year 1776 death of samuel Ward, American politician (b. 1725)  

Apr 19   On this day in history jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi, dies at 78  

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

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