# What Day of the Week

What day of the week is this date?

## 1776 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
2526272829
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031

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### 1776 Historical Event(s)

•  January 1, 1776 – American Revolutionary War: Norfolk, Virginia is burned by combined Royal Navy and Continental Army action.
•  March 4, 1776 – American Revolutionary War: The Continental Army fortifies Dorchester Heights with cannon, leading the British troops to abandon the Siege of Boston.
•  April 7, 1776 – Captain John Barry and the USS Lexington captures the Edward.
•  April 13, 1776 – American Revolutionary War: American forces are surprised in the Battle of Bound Brook, New Jersey.
•  May 1, 1776 – Establishment of the Illuminati in Ingolstadt (Upper Bavaria), by Jesuit-taught Adam Weishaupt.
•  June 8, 1776 – American Revolutionary War: Battle of Trois-Rivières – American attackers are driven back at Trois-Rivières, Quebec.
•  July 4, 1776 – American Revolution: The United States Declaration of Independence is adopted by the Second Continental Congress.
•  August 27, 1776 – The Battle of Long Island: in what is now Brooklyn, New York, British forces under General William Howe defeat Americans under General George Washington.
•  September 7, 1776 – According to American colonial reports, Ezra Lee makes the world’s first submarine attack in the Turtle, attempting to attach a time bomb to the hull of HMS Eagle in New York Harbor (no British records of this attack exist).
•  October 9, 1776 – Father Francisco Palou founds Mission San Francisco de Asis in what is now San Francisco, California.

### Who Were Born On 1776?

•  January 10, 1776 – George Birkbeck, British academic (d. 1841)
•  January 24, 1776 – E.T.A. Hoffmann, German writer (d. 1822)
•  March 10, 1776 – Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Queen consort of Prussia (d. 1810)
•  April 1, 1776 – Sophie Germain, French mathematician (d. 1831)
•  April 25, 1776 – Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (d. 1857)
•  May 20, 1776 – Simon Fraser, Canadian explorer (d.1862)
•  June 11, 1776 – John Constable, English painter (d. 1837)
•  July 13, 1776 – Caroline of Baden, consort of Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria (d. 1841)
•  August 9, 1776 – Amedeo Avogadro, Italian chemist (d. 1856)
•  December 27, 1776 – Nikolay Kamensky, Russian general (d. 1811)