Historical Events In 1776
Monday, 06 February 2023
Jan 01 On this day in history gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag
Jan 01 General George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag on this day in history.
Jan 02 1st revolutionary flag displayed on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1776 austria ends interrogation torture
Jan 02 First revolutionary flag displayed in the year 1776.
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 In the year 1776 ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel
Jan 10 On this day in history "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 In the year 1776 ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine)
Jan 24 Henry Knox arrives at Cambridge, Massachusetts with the artillery that he has transported from Fort Ticonderoga in the year 1776.
Feb 08 In the year 1776 wolfgang von Goethes' "Stella," premieres in Hamburg
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 John Parry, composer on this day in history.
Feb 21 Vincenzo Lavigna, composer on this day in history.
Feb 23 In the year 1776 john Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)
Mar 02 On this day in history americans begin shelling British troops in Boston
Mar 03 On this day in history uS commodore Esek Hopkins occupies Nassau Bahamas
Mar 04 The American War of Independence: The Americans capture "Dorchester Heights" dominating the port of Boston, Massachusetts on this day in history.
Mar 09 Publication of the economics book The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith in the year 1776.
Mar 10 Luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III in the year 1776.
Mar 16 Johan G Verstolk van Soelen, Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs in the year 1776.
Mar 17 In the year 1776 british forces evacuate Boston to Nova Scotia during Revolutionary War
Mar 25 Continental Congress authorized a medal for George Washington in the year 1776.
Mar 25 In the year 1776 continental Congress authorizes a medal for General George Washington
Mar 28 On this day in history juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco.
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 in the year 1776.
Apr 01 Ships carrying 1,124 United Empire Loyalists arrive at Halifax from Boston; many with the British Army; in all, 40,000 Americans remain loyal on this day in history.
Apr 03 On this day in history 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.