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Historical Events In 1777

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Sep 01   Johann Ernst Bach, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

Sep 03   Cooch's Bridge in the year 1777.  

Sep 11   Battle of Brandywine, Pa; Americans lose to British in the year 1777.  

Sep 19   Battle of Freeman's Farm (Bemis Heights) or 1st Battle of Saratoga in the year 1777.  

Sep 19   Battle of Freeman's Farm (Bemis Heights) or first Battle of Saratoga on this day in history.  

Sep 20   Paoli massacre in the year 1777.  

Sep 20   In the year 1777 ramon Felix Cuellar y Altarriba, composer  

Sep 25   English general William Howe conquers Philadelphia in the year 1777.  

Sep 25   In the year 1777 johann Heinrich Lambert, mathematician, dies at 49  

Sep 26   On this day in history british troops occupy Philadelphia during American Revolution  

Sep 26   On this day in history british troops occupy Philadelphia during the American Revolution  

Sep 27   In the year 1777 battle of Germantown; Washington defeated by British [NS=Oct 6]  

Sep 27   Battle of Germantown; Washington defeated by the British on this day in history.  

Sep 30   Congress, flees to York Pa, as British forces advance on this day in history.  

Oct 04   On this day in history battle of Germantown  

Oct 05   Washington begins assault on Germantown, Penn in the year 1777.  

Oct 06   On this day in history battle of Germantown; Washington defeated by British [OS=Sept 27]  

Oct 06   William Russell, composer in the year 1777.  

Oct 07   In the year 1777 americans beat Brits in 2nd Battle of Saratoga & Battle of Bemis Hts  

Oct 07   On this day in history americans beat Brits in 2nd Battle of Saratoga and Battle of Bemis Hts  

Oct 07   Simon Fraser, English general, dies in battle on this day in history.  

Oct 13   Dismas Hatas, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Oct 15   On this day in history mjr James Graves Simcoe appointed commandant of Queen's Rangers (Penn)  

Oct 17   British General John Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga NY on this day in history.  

Oct 17   On this day in history british General John Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga, NY  

Oct 18   Heinrich von Kleist, Germany, dramatist/poet (Penthesilea) on this day in history.  

Nov 10   Cornstalk, Shawnee chief in the year 1777.  

Nov 15   Articles of Confederation adopted by Continental Congress in the year 1777.  

Nov 28   Georg A Kestner, German art collector/diplomat on this day in history.  

Nov 30   Jean-Marie Leclair, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Dec 02   British Gen Howe plots attack on Washington's army for Dec 4 in the year 1777.  

Dec 02   In the year 1777 british General Howe plots attack on Washington's army for Dec 4  

Dec 02   On this day in history henry Doeff, colonialist (wrote Dutch-Japanese dictionary)  

Dec 08   Capt Cook leaves Society Islands 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   In the year 1777 birth of christian D Rauch, German sculptor  

Jan 03   Louis Poinsot, French instrument worker was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1777 birth of m A Elisa Bonaparte, Corsican monarch of Lucca/Piombino  

Jan 08   Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Elias Canneman, Dutch liberal minister of Finance (1813-14) was born on this day in history.  

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

Mar 09   On this day in history birth of alexander Orlowski, Polish painter/cartoonist/graphic artist  

Famous Deaths In 1777

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Emanuele Barbella, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of spranger Barry, Irish actor (b. 1719)  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of hugh Mercer, American Revolutionary War officer (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1726)  

Feb 09   On this day in history death of seth Pomeroy, American gunsmith and soldier (b. 1706)  

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

Mar 01   On this day in history georg Christoph Wagenzeil, Austria (court)composer/pianist, dies at 62  

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 in the year 1777.  

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