What Happened In January 1776 In History
Historical Events for January, 1776
- 1st » American Revolutionary War: Norfolk, Virginia is Burning of Norfolk or burned by combined Royal Navy and Continental Army action.
- 10th » Thomas Paine publishes his pamphlet 'Common Sense (pamphlet) called Common Sense'.
Famous Birthdays on January in 1776
- 10th » George Birkbeck, English doctor and academic, founded Birkbeck, University of London (d. 1841)
- 24th » E. T. A. Hoffmann, German jurist and author (d. 1822)
Famous Deaths for January 1776
- 14th » Edward Cornwallis, English general (b. 1713)
Year 1776 events in history for the month of January
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