1776

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
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1776 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1776
MDCCLXXVI
Ab urbe condita 2529
Armenian calendar 1225
ԹՎ ՌՄԻԵ
Assyrian calendar 6526
Balinese saka calendar 1697–1698
Bengali calendar 1183
Berber calendar 2726
British Regnal year 16  Geo. 3   17  Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2320
Burmese calendar 1138
Byzantine calendar 7284–7285
Chinese calendar 乙未(Wood  Goat)
4472 or 4412
     to 
丙申年 (Fire  Monkey)
4473 or 4413
Coptic calendar 1492–1493
Discordian calendar 2942
Ethiopian calendar 1768–1769
Hebrew calendar 5536–5537
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1832–1833
 - Shaka Samvat 1697–1698
 - Kali Yuga 4876–4877
Holocene calendar 11776
Igbo calendar 776–777
Iranian calendar 1154–1155
Islamic calendar 1189–1190
Japanese calendar An'ei 5
(安永5年)
Javanese calendar 1701–1702
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4109
Minguo calendar 136 before ROC
民前136年
Nanakshahi calendar 308
Thai solar calendar 2318–2319
Tibetan calendar 阴木羊年
(female Wood-Goat)
1902 or 1521 or 749
     to 
阳火猴年
(male Fire-Monkey)
1903 or 1522 or 750
July 4: American Declaration of Independence. Declaration of Independence (1819), by John Trumbull.jpg
July 4: American Declaration of Independence.

1776 ( MDCCLXXVI ) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar  and a leap year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar , the 1776th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 776th year of the 2nd millennium , the 76th year of the 18th century , and the 7th year of the 1770s decade. As of the start of 1776, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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September 22: British hang spy Nathan Hale in New York City. Nathan Hale hanged by British 1776.gif
September 22: British hang spy Nathan Hale in New York City.

NovemberDecember

December 26: Capture of the Hessians at Trenton The Capture of the Hessians at Trenton December 26 1776.jpeg
December 26: Capture of the Hessians at Trenton

Births

E. T. A. Hoffmann ETA Hoffmann 2.jpg
E. T. A. Hoffmann
Ioannis Kapodistrias Kapodistrias2.jpg
Ioannis Kapodistrias
Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz Grassi, Josef Mathias - Luise von Mecklenburg-Strelitz.jpg
Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
John Constable John Constable by Daniel Gardner, 1796.JPG
John Constable
Amedeo Avogadro Avogadro Amedeo.jpg
Amedeo Avogadro
Yashwantrao Holkar Yashwant Rao Holkar I.jpg
Yashwantrao Holkar
Johann Wilhelm Ritter Ritter-Johann-Wilhelm-1804.jpg
Johann Wilhelm Ritter

Deaths

James Gabriel Montresor died 6 January James G Montresor bw.jpg
James Gabriel Montresor died 6 January
John Harrison died 24 March John Harrison Uhrmacher.jpg
John Harrison died 24 March
Jacques Saly died 4 May Jens Juel 002.jpg
Jacques Saly died 4 May
Duchess Maria Anna Josepha of Bavaria died 7 May Desmarées - Maria Anna of Bavaria, Rastatt.jpg
Duchess Maria Anna Josepha of Bavaria died 7 May
Countess Palatine Francisca Christina of Sulzbach died 16 July Francisca Christina of the Palatinate-Sulzbach princess-abbess of Essen and Thorn.JPG
Countess Palatine Francisca Christina of Sulzbach died 16 July
David Humedied 25 August Painting of David Hume.jpg
David Humedied 25 August

References

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  3. "Askersunds historia" (in Swedish). Föreningen Gamla Askersund. Retrieved 25 March 2011.
  4. 1 2 Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN   0-14-102715-0.
  5. 1 2 Saunt, Claudio (2014). West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776. New York: W. W. Norton & Company. ISBN   9780393240207.
  6. "Mariinsky Theatre: History of the Theatre". Mariinsky Theatre. Archived from the original on December 3, 2011. Retrieved December 4, 2011.
  7. Rice, Hank (June 2000), Footnotes in History: "The First Salute", Sons of the American Revolution
  8. Lewis Preston Summers, History of Southwest Virginia, 1746-1786, Washington County, 1777-1870 (1903, reprinted by The Overmountain Press, 1989) p254
  9. ""An Act for dividing the county of Fincastle into three distinct counties, and the parish of Botetourt into four distinct parishes"".
  10. Harper's Encyclopaedia of United States History from 458 A. D. to 1909, ed. by Benson John Lossing and, Woodrow Wilson (Harper & Brothers, 1910) p166

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