1776 Calendar

January
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February
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March
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April
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May
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June
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July
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August
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September
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October
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November
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December
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What Happened In Year 1776?

  • January 10, 1776 – Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense.
  • February 27, 1776 – American Revolutionary War: the Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge in North Carolina breaks up a Loyalist militia.
  • 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 6, 1776 – American Revolutionary War: Ships of the Continental Navy fail in their attempt to capture a Royal Navy dispatch boat.
  • June 15, 1776 – Delaware Separation Day – Delaware votes to suspend government under the British Crown and separate officially from Pennsylvania.
  • June 28, 1776 – American Revolutionary War: Thomas Hickey, Continental Army private and bodyguard to General George Washington, is hanged for mutiny and sedition.
  • July 9, 1776 – George Washington ordered the Declaration of Independence to be read out loud to members of the Continental Army in New York City for the first time.
  • August 2, 1776 – The signing of the United States Declaration of Independence took place.
  • August 10, 1776 – American Revolutionary War: word of the United States Declaration of Independence reaches London.
  • 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).
  • September 10, 1776 – American Revolutionary War: Nathan Hale volunteers to spy for the Continental Army.
  • September 17, 1776 – The Presidio of San Francisco is founded in New Spain.
  • September 22, 1776 – Nathan Hale is hanged for spying during American Revolution.
  • October 9, 1776 – Father Francisco Palou founds Mission San Francisco de Asis in what is now San Francisco, California.
  • November 16, 1776 – American Revolution: the United Provinces (Low Countries) recognize the independence of the United States.
  • December 7, 1776 – Marquis de Lafayette arranges to enter the American military as a major general.
  • December 19, 1776 – Thomas Paine publishes one of a series of pamphlets in the Pennsylvania Journal titled The American Crisis.
  • December 26, 1776 – American Revolutionary War: The British are defeated in the Battle of Trenton.

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