What Happened In July 1776 In History

Historical Events for July, 1776

  • 2nd » The Second Continental Congress Continental Congress adopts a Lee Resolution resolution severing ties with the Kingdom of Great Britain although the wording of the formal United States Declaration of Independence Declaration of Independence is not approve
  • 4th » American Revolution: The United States Declaration of Independence is adopted by the Second Continental Congress. Image:Declaration independence.jpg thumb 200px The United States Declaration of Independence United States declared its independence in 1776.
  • 9th » George Washington orders the United States Declaration of Independence or Declaration of Independence to be read out loud to members of the Continental Army in New York City e.g New York, New York, for the first time.
  • 12th » Captain James Cook begins his Third voyage of James Cook or third voyage.

Famous Birthdays on July in 1776

  • 13th » Caroline of Baden (d. 1841)

Famous Deaths for July 1776

  • 7th » Jeremiah Markland, English scholar and academic (b. 1693)
  • 10th » Richard Peters (cleric) or Richard Peters, English lawyer and minister (b. 1704)

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