What Happened on July 1, 1776

Historical Events

United States Declaration of Independence

1st vote on Declaration of Independence for Britain's North American colonies

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Salvador, 1st Jew to die in American Revolutionary War
1776 Highlights

About July 1, 1776

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 246 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer