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1776 Calendar

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)

  •  March 17, 1776 – American Revolution: British forces evacuate Boston, Massachusetts, ending the Siege of Boston, after George Washington and Henry Knox place artillery in positions overlooking the city.
  •  March 28, 1776 – Juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco.
  •  April 13, 1776 – American Revolutionary War: American forces are surprised in the Battle of Bound Brook, New Jersey.
  •  June 12, 1776 – The Virginia Declaration of Rights is adopted.
  •  July 2, 1776 – The Continental Congress adopts a resolution severing ties with Great Britain although the wording of the formal Declaration of Independence is not approved until July 4.
  •  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 15, 1776 – American Revolutionary War: British forces land at Kip’s Bay during the New York Campaign.
  •  September 17, 1776 – The Presidio of San Francisco is founded in New Spain.
  •  October 11, 1776 – American Revolutionary War: Battle of Valcour Island – On Lake Champlain a fleet of American boats is defeated by the Royal Navy, but delays the British advance until 1777.
  •  October 26, 1776 – Benjamin Franklin departs from America for France on a mission to seek French support for the American Revolution.

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 25, 1776 – Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (d. 1857)
  •  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)
  •  August 25, 1776 – Thomas Bladen Capel Royal Navy Admiral (d. 1853)
  •  November 14, 1776 – Henri Dutrochet, French physiologist (d. 1847)
  •  December 25, 1776 – Sydney Owenson (Lady Morgan), Irish writer (alleged date of birth) (d. 1859)