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Historical Events In 1776

Thursday, 24 January 2019

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   Thomas Paine publishes his first "American Crisis" essay on this day in history.  

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   Washington crosses Delaware and surprises and defeats 1,400 Hessians on this day in history.  

Dec 26   In the year 1776 battle of Trenton-major British defeat  

Dec 26   On this day in history johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1776 birth of john Parry, composer  

Feb 21   In the year 1776 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   In the year 1776 death of Élie Catherine Fréron, French critic (b. 1719)  

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

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

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

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   Edward Wortley Montagu, English traveler and writer (b. 1713) died in the year 1776.  

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