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What Happened In October 1776 In History

Historical Events for October, 1776

  • 7th » Crown Prince Paul of Russia marries Sophie Marie Dorothea of W├╝rttemberg.
  • 11th » American Revolutionary War: Battle of Valcour Island On Lake Champlain a fleet of United States or American boats is defeated by the Royal Navy, but delays the British advance until 1777.
  • 26th » Benjamin Franklin departs from America for France on a mission to seek French support for the American Revolution.
  • 28th » American Revolutionary War: Battle of White Plains British Army forces arrive at White Plains, New York named White Plains, attack and capture Chatterton Hill from the Continental Army known as Americans.

Famous Deaths for October 1776

  • 17th » Pierre Fran├žois le Courayer, French-English theologian (b. 1681)

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