On This Day

Events in History in November 1776

  • Nov 1 Mission San Juan Capistrano founded in California
  • Nov 16 1st gun salute for an American warship in a foreign port - US Andrew Doria at Fort St Eustatius (Dutch Caribbean isalnd)
  • Nov 16 British troops capture Fort Washington during American Revolution
  • Nov 18 Hessians capture Ft Lee, NJ

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 30 Captain James Cook begins 3rd and last trip to the Pacific

Explorer James Cook
James Cook