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1776 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1776
MDCCLXXVI

Ab urbe condita 2529
Armenian calendar 1225
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Bahá'í calendar -68 – -67
Buddhist calendar 2320
Coptic calendar 1492 – 1493
Ethiopian calendar 1768 – 1769
Hebrew calendar 5536 5537
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1831 – 1832
 - Shaka Samvat 1698 – 1699
 - Kali Yuga 4877 – 4878
Holocene calendar 11776
Iranian calendar 1154 – 1155
Islamic calendar 1189 – 1190
Japanese calendar An'ei 5


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 - Imperial Year Kōki 2436
(皇紀2436年)
Julian calendar 1821
Korean calendar 4109
Thai solar calendar 2319
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Year 1776 (MDCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Friday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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January 10: Common Sense published


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July 4: American Declaration of Independence.

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September 22: British hang spy Nathan Hale in New York City.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ "Timeline of the American Revolutionary War". Independence Hall. Archived from the original on 30 May 2007. http://web.archive.org/web/20070530054927/http://ushistory.org/march/timeline.htm. Retrieved 2007-06-01. 
  2. ^ Hank Rice, Footnotes in History, "The First Salute." Sons of the American Revolution, June, 2000


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People of the year 1776 at Familypedia

144 people were born in 1776

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Rhoda Abbott (1776-1816)Moses Abbott (1735-1826)Elizabeth Holt (1743-1838)
Elisha Adair (1776-1844)Joseph Adair (1735-1812)Sarah Dillard (1736-)
Annie Albee (1776-1813)
Samuel Alden (1776-1855)Israel Alden (1747-1817)Lucy Thankful Markham (1745-1829)
James Allen (1776-1848)
James Williams Angell (1776-1851)Solomon Angell (1741-1806)Mary Tripp (1748-1819)
Thomas Arbuthnot (1776-1849)John Arbuthnot (c1728-1797)Anne Stone (c1733-1782)
Jacob Arney (1776-1859)Thomas Jones later Erney (c1750-)Jane Smith (c1750-)
Benjamin Ashby (1776-1840)Jonathan Ashby (1746-1797)Lydia Kimball (1748-1793)
Anne Atkinson (1776-1830)Edward Atkinson (1756-1823)Mary McCartney (1764-1817)
Lucretia Baker (1776-1856)Johnathan Baker (1753-1848)Lucretia Hendee or Hurd (1757-1849)
Henry Baring (1776-1848)Francis Baring, 1st Bart (1740-1810)Harriet Herring (1750-1804)
Samuel Bate (1776-1849)Samuel Bate (1743-1814)
Charles William Beasley (1776-1837)Henry Beasley (bef1776 )Susannah Trubshaw (bef1776 )
Thomas A. Biddle (1776-1857)Clement Biddle (1740-1814)Rebekah Cornell (c1740-)
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119 children were born to the 59 women born in 1776

98 people died in 1776

 FatherMotherAge at death
Catherine Arnold (1690-1776)Elisha Arnold (1661-1710)Susanna Carpenter (1666-1753)
Julianna Asguthy (1702-1776)
Rebecca Atwood (1704-1776)Michael Atwood (1685-1728)Prudence Harding (1677-1713)
Ebenezer Baldwin (1745-1776)Ebenezer Baldwin (1710-1792)Bethiah Barker (1719-1762)
Thomas Baldwin (1701-1776)Thomas Baldwin (1662-1741)Abigail Lay (1673-1753)
Abigail Bartlett (1703-1776)Benjamin Bartlett (1658-1724)Ruth Pabodie (1658-1724)
Samuel Bemis (1690-1776)John Bemis (1659-1732)Mary Harrington (1663-1716)
Alexandru Bogdan (1741-1776)Lupu Bogdan (c1692-c1761)Caterina Sturdza (c1711-c1740)
Katalin Borsy (1704-1776)Mihály Borsy (c1675-c1720)Klára Csanády (c1680-c1740)
Antil Botting (1776-1776)Antil Botting (1740-1801)Jane (bef1761-1777)0
Seth Botts (1713-1776)Thomas Botts (1674-1742)Elizabeth Kennon (1679-1751)
Jonathan Brewster (1705-1776)Daniel Brewster (1666-1735)Hannah Gager (1666-1727)
Andrew Burnaby (1702-1776)Andrew Burnaby (c1658-1720)Anne (-1766)
Lydia Bush (1711-1776)Ebenezer Bush (1687-1757)Mary Miriam Taylor (1682-1752)
Klára Bárczay (1747-1776)Pál Bárczay (c1720-c1770)Katalin Fáy (c1728-c1800)
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6592 people lived in 1776

 FatherMother
Reijnouwtje Davids (c1723-aft1753)David
Abigail Abbe (1767-1851)John Abbe (1743-1832)Abial Averill (1738-1832)
Arien Ariensz Abbenes (c1740-1806)Aarjen Hendriksz Abbenes (c1709-1788)Trijntje Gerrits (c1709-1800)
Abiel Abbot (1765-1859)Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)
Abiel Abbot (1770-1828)John Abbot (1735-1818)Abigail Abbot (1734-1807)
Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)John Abbot (1704-1793)Phebe Fiske (1712-1802)
Abigail Abbot (1734-1807)Benjamin Abbot (1686-1748)Abigail Abbot (1699-1753)
Benjamin Abbot (1770-1823)Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)
Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)Benjamin Abbot (1686-1748)Abigail Abbot (1699-1753)
Elizabeth Abbot (1766-1853)John Abbot (1735-1818)Abigail Abbot (1734-1807)
Ezra Abbot (1772-1847)Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)
John Abbot (1735-1818)John Abbot (1704-1793)Phebe Fiske (1712-1802)
John Abbot (1704-1793)John Abbot (1674-1754)Elizabeth Harnden (1756-1693)
William Abbot (1748-1793)John Abbot (1704-1793)Phebe Fiske (1712-1802)
Elizabeth Abbott (1721-1782)John Abbott (-)Elizabeth Birege (-)
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Events of the year 1776 at Familypedia

90 people were married in 1776.

 Joined with
Isaac Addams (1746-1809)Barbara Ruth (1741-1832)
John Alden (1731-1793)Mary Adams (1735-1774) + Prudence Butler (1778-1845)
William Ernest Archer (1754-1833)Martha Kensey (c1758-1816)
William Arnold (c1751-1831)Mary Stocker (c1755-1842)
David Atwood (1758-1817)Susanna Newcomb (1764-1825)
Margaret Auchincloss (c1744-1787)James Forlong (c1744-1806)
Thomas Baglin (c1725-)Hannah (bef1748-)+Betty Hurcombe (bef1776-)
Dorthea Benze (1743-1839)Gebhard Dietrich Gauss (1744-1808)
William Botting (1743)Mary Bates (c1745)
Claus Bremer (1750-1811)Marie Elisabeth Sieben (1752-1814)
Joel Brigham (1751-1829)Catherine Howe (1757-1820)
Thomas Bruce (c1749-1820)Hannah Game (c1752-1834)
Elizabeth Burnap (1738-1812)Jabez Rice (1728-1809)
Sarah Cazneau (1751-1781)Noah Rice (1734-1820)
Henry Cecil, 1st Marquess of Exeter (1754-1804)Emma Vernon (-)+Sarah Hoggins (c1773-1797)+Elizabeth Anne Burrell (1757-1837)
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There were 0 military battles in 1776.


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