Historical Events In 1776
Monday, 18 February 2019
Jan 01 In the year 1776 gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag
Jan 01 On this day in history general George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag
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 On this day in history assembly of New Hampshire adopts its first state constitution
Jan 06 In the year 1776 ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel
Jan 10 "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine, published on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1776 thomas Paine publishes his famous pamphlet, Common Sense.
Jan 16 Continental Congress approves enlistment of free blacks in the year 1776.
Jan 24 In the year 1776 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 On this day in history wolfgang von Goethes' "Stella," premieres in Hamburg
Feb 11 Joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen (1827-31) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Mar 03 US commodore Esek Hopkins occupies Nassau Bahamas in the year 1776.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 10 Luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III on this day in history.
Mar 16 In the year 1776 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 Juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco on this day in history.
Mar 31 On this day in history 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 Friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig on this day in history.
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 Washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College in the year 1776.
Apr 04 On this day in history continental Navy frigate Columbus captures HM Tender Hawke, first American capture of British armed vessel