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Historical Events In 1777

Sunday, 31 May 2020

May 01   RB Sheridans "School for Scandal," premieres in London in the year 1777.  

May 04   Charles-Louis-Joseph Hanssens, composer in the year 1777.  

May 12   On this day in history 1st ice cream advertisement (Philip Lenzi-NY Gazette)  

May 12   The first ice cream advertisement (Philip Lenzi-New York Gazette) on this day in history.  

May 13   University library at Vienna opens on this day in history.  

May 16   Button Gwinnet, US revolutionary leader, dies from wounds in the year 1777.  

May 28   Joseph-Henri-Ignace Mees, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 02   On this day in history christian Traugott Tag, composer  

Jun 13   Leonard Norcross patents a submarine diving suit in the year 1777.  

Jun 13   On this day in history marquis de Lafayette lands in US  

Jun 14   On this day in history continental Congress adopts Stars & Stripes replacing Grand Union flag  

Jun 14   In the year 1777 the Continental Congress, convening in Philadelphia, adopts the Stars and Stripes as the national flag.  

Jun 22   On this day in history josef Christian, German sculptor, dies at 71  

Jul 02   In the year 1777 vermont becomes 1st American colony to abolish slavery  

Jul 02   Vermont becomes first American colony to abolish slavery in the year 1777.  

Jul 04   In the year 1777 john Paul Jones hoists first Stars and Stripes flag on Ranger at Portsmouth, NH.  

Jul 06   British Gen Burgoyne captures Fort Ticonderoga from Americans on this day in history.  

Jul 07   In the year 1777 american Revolutionary War: Battle of Hubbardton  

Jul 08   On this day in history vt becomes 1st state abolishing slavery, adopts male suffrage  

Jul 08   On this day in history vt becomes first state abolishing slavery, adopts male sufferage  

Jul 09   Henry Hallam, British lawyer/historian in the year 1777.  

Jul 13   On this day in history guillaume Coustou Jr, French sculptor (Apollo/Mars/Venus), dies at 61  

Jul 27   Thomas Campbell, poet (Hohenlinden, Battle of the Baltic) on this day in history.  

Jul 27   William Hayes, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1777.  

Jul 31   Marquis de Lafayette, 19, made major-general of Continental Army on this day in history.  

Aug 03   La Scala Opera House in Milan opening on this day in history.  

Aug 04   On this day in history retired British cavalry officer Philip Astley establishes 1st circus  

Aug 04   In the year 1777 retired British cavalry officer Philip Astley establishes first circus  

Aug 13   American explosive device made by David Bushnell explodes near British vessel off New London, CT on this day in history.  

Aug 14   In the year 1777 hans Christian Oersted, Den, physicist/chemist (View of Chemical Law)  

Aug 16   Americans defeat British in Battle of Bennington, Vt on this day in history.  

Aug 17   On this day in history giuseppe Scarlotti, composer, dies at 54  

Aug 23   In the year 1777 giuseppe Sellitto, composer, dies at 77  

Aug 28   American Revolutionary War on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1777

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1777 birth of micah Hawkins, composer  

Jan 02   Christian D Rauch, German sculptor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of louis Poinsot, French instrument worker  

Jan 03   M A Elisa Bonaparte, Corsican monarch of Lucca/Piombino was born in the year 1777.  

Jan 08   Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist was born in the year 1777.  

Jan 25   In the year 1777 birth of elias Canneman, Dutch liberal minister of Finance (1813-14)  

Feb 12   Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, German poet (d. 1843) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Alexander Orlowski, Polish painter/cartoonist/graphic artist was born in the year 1777.  

Famous Deaths In 1777

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1777 emanuele Barbella, composer, dies at 58  

Jan 10   Spranger Barry, Irish actor (b. 1719) died in the year 1777.  

Jan 12   In the year 1777 death of hugh Mercer, American Revolutionary War officer (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1726)  

Feb 09   Seth Pomeroy, American gunsmith and soldier (b. 1706) died on this day in history.  

Feb 24   King Joseph I of Portugal (b. 1714) died on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Georg Christoph Wagenzeil, Austria (court)composer/pianist, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Mar 22   John Bartram, father of American botany, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

May 11   George Pigot, Baron Pigot, British governor of Madras (b. 1719) died on this day in history.  

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