On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1776

Famous Deaths


BattleNathan Hale

Nathan Hale, US captain/patriot/spy, hanged by the British for spying at 21

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

1776 Highlights

About September 22, 1776

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 244 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo