Historical Events In 1776
Friday, 14 December 2018
Jan 01 Gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag in the year 1776.
Jan 01 In the year 1776 general George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag
Jan 02 1st revolutionary flag displayed on this day in history.
Jan 02 Austria ends interrogation torture in the year 1776.
Jan 02 On this day in history first revolutionary flag displayed
Jan 05 Assembly of New Hampshire adopts its 1st state constitution in the year 1776.
Jan 05 Assembly of New Hampshire adopts its first state constitution on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel
Jan 10 "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine, published in the year 1776.
Jan 10 On this day in history thomas Paine publishes his famous pamphlet, Common Sense.
Jan 16 Continental Congress approves enlistment of free blacks in the year 1776.
Jan 24 On this day in history ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine)
Jan 24 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Feb 11 In the year 1776 joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31)
Feb 17 1st volume of Gibbon's "Decline & Fall of Roman Empire" published in the year 1776.
Feb 18 In the year 1776 john Parry, composer
Feb 21 In the year 1776 vincenzo Lavigna, composer
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 in the year 1776.
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 on this day in history.
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 Continental Congress authorizes a medal for General George Washington in the year 1776.
Mar 28 In the year 1776 juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco.
Mar 31 In the year 1776 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.
Apr 01 In the year 1776 friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig
Apr 01 In the year 1776 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 Washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College in the year 1776.
Apr 04 Continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel in the year 1776.