On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1776

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

General George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag

First US President George Washington
First US President
George Washington

1776 Highlights

About January 1, 1776

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 244 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn