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Historical Events In 1776

Sunday, 15 September 2019

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   Thomas Paine publishes his first "American Crisis" essay in the year 1776.  

Dec 23   Continental Congress negotiates a war loan of $181,500 from France on this day in history.  

Dec 23   Thomas Paine writes "These are the times that try men's souls" in the year 1776.  

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

Dec 25   On this day in history washington crosses Delaware and surprises and defeats 1,400 Hessians  

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

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

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

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   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.  

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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   Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine) was born in the year 1776.  

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

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   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   In the year 1776 death of yeongjo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1694)  

Mar 10   Élie Catherine Fréron, French critic (b. 1719) died in the year 1776.  

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   On this day in history 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   Carolus van de Abeele, Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84 in the year 1776.  

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

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