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Historical Events In 1776

Friday, 16 November 2018

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" on this day in history.  

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

Dec 25   On this day in history 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   In the year 1776 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel  

Jan 24   Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 11   In the year 1776 birth of joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31)  

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   John Parry, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Vincenzo Lavigna, composer was born in the year 1776.  

Feb 23   John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III was born in the year 1776.  

Famous Deaths In 1776

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 05   Yeongjo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1694) died on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Élie Catherine Fréron, French critic (b. 1719) died on this day in history.  

Mar 24   John Harrison, English clockmaker (b. 1693) died on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Samuel Ward, American politician (b. 1725) died on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi, dies at 78 in the year 1776.  

Apr 22   Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer, dies at 67 in the year 1776.  

Apr 24   On this day in history carolus van de Abeele, Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84  

Apr 29   In the year 1776 death of edward Wortley Montagu, English traveler and writer (b. 1713)  

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