Historical Events in June 1776

United States Declaration of Independence

Jun 7 Richard Lee (Virginia) moves Declaration of Independence in Continental Congress

  • Jun 12 Virginia adopts Declaration of Rights
  • Jun 28 Charleston, South Carolina repulses British sea attack
  • Jun 28 Final draft of Declaration of Independence submitted to Continental Congress
  • Jun 29 Mission Dolores founded at San Francisco Bay by Lieutenant José Joaquin Moraga and Francisco Palóu

Historic Event

Jun 29 Virginia state constitution adopted and Patrick Henry made governor