What Happened on November 16, 1776

Historical Events

  • 1st gun salute for an American warship in a foreign port - US Andrew Doria at Fort St Eustatius (Dutch Caribbean isalnd)
  • American Revolutionary War: British and Hessian troops take Fort Washington, New York marking one of biggest losses by US forces
  • British troops capture Fort Washington during American Revolution
1776 History

About November 16, 1776

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 246 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio