On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1776

Historical Events

  • 5 days after British take New York, a quarter of the city burns down

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nathan Hale, spied on British for American rebels, arrested

US Patriot and Soldier Nathan Hale
US Patriot and Soldier
Nathan Hale

1776 Highlights

About September 21, 1776

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 244 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo