Historical Events In 1776
Thursday, 20 February 2020
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 on this day in history.
Jan 02 On this day in history austria ends interrogation torture
Jan 02 In the year 1776 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 In the year 1776 ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel
Jan 10 In the year 1776 "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine, published
Jan 10 On this day in history thomas Paine publishes his famous pamphlet, Common Sense.
Jan 16 On this day in history continental Congress approves enlistment of free blacks
Jan 24 Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine) in the year 1776.
Jan 24 In the year 1776 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 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 John Parry, composer in the year 1776.
Feb 21 In the year 1776 vincenzo Lavigna, composer
Feb 23 On this day in history john Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)
Mar 02 Americans begin shelling British troops in Boston on this day in history.
Mar 03 US commodore Esek Hopkins occupies Nassau Bahamas on this day in history.
Mar 04 The American War of Independence: The Americans capture "Dorchester Heights" dominating the port of Boston, Massachusetts in the year 1776.
Mar 09 In the year 1776 publication of the economics book The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith.
Mar 10 On this day in history luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III
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 In the year 1776 continental Congress authorized a medal for George Washington
Mar 25 Continental Congress authorizes a medal for General George Washington on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 01 In the year 1776 friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig
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 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.