Historical Events In 1776
Thursday, 14 November 2019
Jan 01 Gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag in the year 1776.
Jan 01 On this day in history general George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag
Jan 02 1st revolutionary flag displayed in the year 1776.
Jan 02 Austria ends interrogation torture in the year 1776.
Jan 02 On this day in history first revolutionary flag displayed
Jan 05 In the year 1776 assembly of New Hampshire adopts its 1st state constitution
Jan 05 In the year 1776 assembly of New Hampshire adopts its first state constitution
Jan 06 On this day in history ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel
Jan 10 In the year 1776 "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine, published
Jan 10 In the year 1776 thomas Paine publishes his famous pamphlet, Common Sense.
Jan 16 Continental Congress approves enlistment of free blacks on this day in history.
Jan 24 Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine) on this day in history.
Jan 24 In the year 1776 henry Knox arrives at Cambridge, Massachusetts with the artillery that he has transported from Fort Ticonderoga.
Feb 08 Wolfgang von Goethes' "Stella," premieres in Hamburg in the year 1776.
Feb 11 Joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31) in the year 1776.
Feb 17 On this day in history 1st volume of Gibbon's "Decline & Fall of Roman Empire" published
Feb 18 On this day in history john Parry, composer
Feb 21 Vincenzo Lavigna, composer in the year 1776.
Feb 23 John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47) in the year 1776.
Mar 02 Americans begin shelling British troops in Boston in the year 1776.
Mar 03 US commodore Esek Hopkins occupies Nassau Bahamas on this day in history.
Mar 04 On this day in history the American War of Independence: The Americans capture "Dorchester Heights" dominating the port of Boston, Massachusetts.
Mar 09 On this day in history publication of the economics book The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith.
Mar 10 Luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III in the year 1776.
Mar 16 On this day in history johan G Verstolk van Soelen, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs
Mar 17 On this day in history british forces evacuate Boston to Nova Scotia during Revolutionary War
Mar 25 Continental Congress authorized a medal for George Washington on this day in history.
Mar 25 In the year 1776 continental Congress authorizes a medal for General George Washington
Mar 28 Juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco in the year 1776.
Mar 31 Abigail Adams wrote her famous "Remember the ladies" letter to her husband, John, urging him to include women as he helped construct the US Constitution. He didn't in the year 1776.
Apr 01 Friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig on this day in history.
Apr 01 On this day in history ships carrying 1,124 United Empire Loyalists arrive at Halifax from Boston; many with the British Army; in all, 40,000 Americans remain loyal.
Apr 03 In the year 1776 washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College
Apr 04 Continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel in the year 1776.