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Year 1777 (MDCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events and Trends The War of Austrian Succession (1740-1748) rages. ... Scientific navigation is developed The Seven Years War (1756-1763) fought between two rival alliances: the first consisting of the Kingdom of Great Britain, Hanover, and Prussia; the second consisting of Austria, France, Imperial Russia, Saxony, and Sweden. ... Events and Trends King George III ascends the British throne in 1760. ... Events and Trends For more events, see 18th century United States Declaration of Independence ratified by the Continental Congress (July 4, 1776). ... Nothing much really happened in the 1780s only that Mary-Anne Tobin was hung in public for wearing a flase beard and voting. ... Events and Trends French Revolution (1789 - 1799). ... Beginning of the Napoleonic Wars (1805 - 1815). ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... Chesma Column in Tsarskoe Selo, commemorating the end of the Russo-Turkish War. ... Year 1775 (MDCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1776 (MDCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1778 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1779 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1780 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1777 in archaeology // Ruins of Xochicalco described by explorer Antonio Alzate List of years in archaeology 1776 in archaeology 1778 in archaeology Categories: | ... The year 1777 in architecture involved some significant events. ... See also: 1776 in art, other events of 1777, 1778 in art, list of years in art. ... See also: 1776 in literature, other events of 1777, 1778 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1776 in music, other events of 1777, 1778 in music, list of years in music. ... The year 1777 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. ... 1776 state leaders - Events of 1777 - 1778 state leaders - State leaders by year // Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Osei Kwadwo, Asantehene (1764-1777) Atakora Kwame, Regent (1777) Osei Kwame Panyin, Asantehene (1777-1803) Dahomey - Kpengla, King of Dahomey (1774-1789) Zulu - Jama kaNdaba, King of the Zulu (1763-1781) Americas New Connecticut... 1776 colonial governors - Events of 1777 - 1778 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1777 List of religious leaders in 1777 List of international organization leaders in 1777 Portugal Angola - António de Lencastre, Governor of Angola (1772-1779) Macau - Diogo Fernandes Salema e... Roman numerals are a numeral system originating in ancient Rome, adapted from Etruscan numerals. ... This is the calendar for a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E), e. ... The Gregorian calendar is the most widely used calendar in the world. ... This is the calendar for any common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A), in other words, a common year where Doomsday is Tuesday. ... The Julian calendar was introduced in 46 BC by Julius Caesar and came into force in 45 BC (709 ab urbe condita). ...

Contents

Events of 1777

January - June

June 14: US Flag (had various star patterns)
June 14: US Flag (had various star patterns)

January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Trumbulls Declaration of Independence, showing the five-man committee in charge of drafting the Declaration in 1776 as it presents its work to the Second Continental Congress The American Revolution refers to the period during the last half of the 18th century in which the Thirteen Colonies that... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (December 31, 1738-October 5, British general and colonial governor. ... Combatants United States Great Britain Commanders George Washington, Hugh Mercer†, John Haslet† Charles Cornwallis, Charles Mawhood Strength 4,600 1,200 (Rearguard of main force) Casualties 30 dead (including General Mercer and Colonel Haslet) 75 wounded 18 dead, 58 wounded, 200 captured The Battle of Princeton was a battle of... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mission Santa Clara de Asís circa 1910. ... Official website: http://www. ... Image File history File links US_flag_13_stars_–_Betsy_Ross. ... Image File history File links US_flag_13_stars_–_Betsy_Ross. ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... National flag and ensign. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Area  Ranked {{{AreaRank}}}  - Total {{{TotalAreaUS}}} sq mi ({{{TotalArea}}} km²)  - Width 80 miles (130 km)  - Length 160 miles (260 km)  - % water 3. ... NY redirects here. ... 1791 (MDCCXCI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 11-day-slower Julian calendar). ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (137th in leap years). ... Lachlan McIntosh (March 17, 1725 – February 20, 1806) was an American military and political leader during the American Revolution and the early United States. ... Button Gwinnett. ... A duel is a formalized type of combat. ... Coordinates: County Chatham Government  - Mayor Otis S. Johnson Area  - City 202. ... Gwinnett can refer to: Gwinnett County, in the US state of Georgia Button Gwinnett, early American patriot, signatory of the Declaration of Independence and the person for whom Gwinnett County is named Gwinnett Ballet Theatre, Gwinnett Countys first non-profit performing arts troupe Category: ... A copy of the 1823 William J. Stone reproduction of the Declaration of Independence The United States Declaration of Independence was an act of the Second Continental Congress, adopted on July 4, 1776, which declared that the Thirteen Colonies were independent of the Kingdom of Great Britain. ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... John Trumbulls Declaration of Independence, showing the five-man committee in charge of drafting the Declaration in 1776 as it presents its work to the Second Continental Congress The American Revolution refers to the period during the last half of the 18th century in which the Thirteen Colonies that... Marie-Joseph-Paul-Roch-Yves-Gilbert du Motier, marquis de La Fayette (September 6, 1757 – May 20, 1834), was a French aristocrat most famous for his participation in the American Revolutionary War and early French Revolution. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Continental Congress is the label given to these two girls that i know. ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... Flag ratio: 10:19; nicknames: Stars and Stripes, Old Glory The flag of the United States of America consists of thirteen equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white; there is a blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing 50 small, white, five-pointed stars... The Continental Congress is the label given to these two girls that i know. ... National flag and ensign. ...

July - December

August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Trumbulls Declaration of Independence, showing the five-man committee in charge of drafting the Declaration in 1776 as it presents its work to the Second Continental Congress The American Revolution refers to the period during the last half of the 18th century in which the Thirteen Colonies that... Combatants Vermont militiamen/Green Mountain Boys Massachusetts New Hampshire Hessian mercenaries British Army troops Native Americans Commanders John Stark Friedrich Baum Strength 1500 1400 Casualties 40 killed 30 wounded 207 killed 700 captured The Battle of Bennington was a battle of the American Revolutionary War, taking place on August 16... September 3 is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Cooch’s Bridge, located at Old Baltimore Pike, Wilmington, Delaware, is the site of the historic Battle of Cooch’s Bridge. ... See also the town of Battle, East Sussex, England Generally, a battle is an instance of combat between two or more parties wherein each group will seek to defeat the others. ... John Trumbulls Declaration of Independence, showing the five-man committee in charge of drafting the Declaration in 1776 as it presents its work to the Second Continental Congress The American Revolution refers to the period during the last half of the 18th century in which the Thirteen Colonies that... New Castle County is the northern-most county of the three counties in the state of Delaware. ... Official language(s) None Capital Dover Largest city Wilmington Area  Ranked 49th  - Total 2,491 sq mi (6,452 km²)  - Width 30 miles (48 km)  - Length 100 miles (161 km)  - % water 21. ... National flag and ensign. ... September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ... Combatants United States Britain Commanders George Washington William Howe Strength 10,600 17,000 Casualties 250 killed, 750 wounded, 400 captured 89 killed, 487 wounded The Battle of Brandywine was a battle of the American Revolutionary War fought on September 11, 1777, near Chadds Ford on Brandywine Creek in Delaware... John Trumbulls Declaration of Independence, showing the five-man committee in charge of drafting the Declaration in 1776 as it presents its work to the Second Continental Congress The American Revolution refers to the period during the last half of the 18th century in which the Thirteen Colonies that... Chester County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Official language(s) English, Pennsylvania Dutch Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... John Trumbulls Declaration of Independence, showing the five-man committee in charge of drafting the Declaration in 1776 as it presents its work to the Second Continental Congress The American Revolution refers to the period during the last half of the 18th century in which the Thirteen Colonies that... Combatants British 9th/Hill, 20th/Lynd, 21st/ Hamilton, 62nd/Ansthruter, Simon Fraser Brunswick Major Generals V. Riedesel, 1st Brigade (Brunswickers) Brig. ... Combatants Continental Army Patriot militia Britain Hessian Army Commanders Benedict Arnold Daniel Morgan Henry Dearborn Ebenezer Learned Enoch Poor Simon Fraser Baron von Riedesel James Inglis Hamilton Casualties 300 killed or wounded 600 killed or wounded The Battle of Freemans Farm (September 19, 1777) was the first engagement in... The Battle of Bemis Heights on October 7, 1777 is also known as the 2nd Battle of Saratoga since it was the second and last major engagement in the Battle of Saratoga of the American Revolutionary War. ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Trumbulls Declaration of Independence, showing the five-man committee in charge of drafting the Declaration in 1776 as it presents its work to the Second Continental Congress The American Revolution refers to the period during the last half of the 18th century in which the Thirteen Colonies that... , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|Germantown]] || result = inconclusive || combatant1 = Continental Army || combatant2 = Great Britain|Hessian Forces || commander1 = George Washington || commander2 = William Howe || strength1 = 13,000 || strength2 = 8,000 || casualties1 = 152 killed, 521 wounded, 400 captured || casualties2 = 71 killed, 450 wounded, 14 missing |}} |- | |} The Battle of Germantown was a battle in the American Revolutionary... George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799)[1] led Americas Continental Army to victory over Britain in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), and was later elected the first president of the United States under the U.S. Constitution. ... Look up sir in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For the surrealist painter, see William Howe (painter). ... October 17 is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Trumbulls Declaration of Independence, showing the five-man committee in charge of drafting the Declaration in 1776 as it presents its work to the Second Continental Congress The American Revolution refers to the period during the last half of the 18th century in which the Thirteen Colonies that... Combatants British 9th/Hill, 20th/Lynd, 21st/ Hamilton, 62nd/Ansthruter, Simon Fraser Brunswick Major Generals V. Riedesel, 1st Brigade (Brunswickers) Brig. ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... John Trumbulls Declaration of Independence, showing the five-man committee in charge of drafting the Declaration in 1776 as it presents its work to the Second Continental Congress The American Revolution refers to the period during the last half of the 18th century in which the Thirteen Colonies that... The Continental Congress is the label given to these two girls that i know. ... The Articles of Confederation The Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, commonly known as the Articles of Confederation, was the first governing document, or constitution, of the United States of America. ... Nickname: Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County York Incorporated  - Borough September 24, 1787  - City January 11, 1887 Government  - Mayor John Brenner Area  - City  5. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... The Articles of Confederation The Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, commonly known as the Articles of Confederation, was the first governing document, or constitution, of the United States of America. ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Pueblo Indians . ... Alta California (Upper California) was formed in 1804 when the province of California, then a part of the Spanish colony of New Spain, was divided in two along the line separating the Franciscan missions in the north from the Dominican missions in the south. ... Dolly Pentreath (died December 1777) is considered by many to be the last native speaker of the Cornish language (that is, the last person who spoke only or predominantly Cornish). ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Trumbulls Declaration of Independence, showing the five-man committee in charge of drafting the Declaration in 1776 as it presents its work to the Second Continental Congress The American Revolution refers to the period during the last half of the 18th century in which the Thirteen Colonies that... George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799)[1] led Americas Continental Army to victory over Britain in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), and was later elected the first president of the United States under the U.S. Constitution. ... Illustration depicting uniforms and weapons used during the 1779 to 1783 period of the American Revolution by showing four soldiers standing in an informal group General George Washington, was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army on June 15, 1775. ... The Village of Valley Forge is an unincorporated settlement located just outside of Valley Forge National Historic Park in Schuylkill Township of Chester County, Pennsylvania. ... December 24 is the 358th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (359th in leap years). ... NASA photograph of Kiritimati Island, taken from the International Space Station. ... James Cook, portrait by Nathaniel Dance, c. ...

Undated

  • The 2nd edition of Encyclopædia Britannica is published.
  • The code duello is adopted at the Clonmell Summer Assizes as the form for pistol duels in Ireland. It is quickly denounced but nevertheless widely adopted throughout the English-speaking world.


The Encyclopædia Britannica is a general encyclopedia published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. ... A code duello is a set of rules for a one-on-one combat, or duel. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...


Births

1777 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1777
MDCCLXXVII
Ab urbe condita 2530
Armenian calendar 1226
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Bahá'í calendar -67 – -66
Buddhist calendar 2321
Chinese calendar 4413/4473-11-22
(丙申年十一月廿二日)
— to —
4414/4474-12-2
(丁酉年十二月初二日)
Coptic calendar 1493 – 1494
Ethiopian calendar 1769 – 1770
Hebrew calendar 5537 – 5538
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1832 – 1833
 - Shaka Samvat 1699 – 1700
 - Kali Yuga 4878 – 4879
Holocene calendar 11777
Iranian calendar 1155 – 1156
Islamic calendar 1190 – 1191
Japanese calendar An'ei 6

(安永6年) The Gregorian calendar is the most widely used calendar in the world. ... Ab urbe condita (related with Anno urbis conditae: AUC or a. ... Dates are marked by the letters Ô¹ÕŽ or the like, often with a line over, indicating tvin (in the year) followed by one to four letters, each of which stands for a number based on its order in the alphabet. ... The Baháí calendar, also called the Badí‘ calendar, used by the Baháí Faith, is a solar calendar with regular years of 365 days, and leap years of 366 days. ... The Buddhist calendar is used on mainland southeast Asia in the countries of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Myanmar (formerly Burma) in several related forms. ... The Chinese calendar is a lunisolar calendar, akin to the Hebrew calendar & Hindu Calendar, incorporating elements of a lunar calendar with those of a solar calendar. ... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhÄ«) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhÄ«) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Coptic calendar, also called the Alexandrian calendar, is used by the Coptic Orthodox Church. ... The Ethiopian calendar (Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ዘመን አቆጣጠር yeĪtyōṗṗyā zemen āḳoá¹­aá¹­er) or Ethiopic calendar is the principal calendar used in Ethiopia, as well as in Eritrea before it became independent. ... The Hebrew calendar (Hebrew: ‎) or Jewish calendar is the annual calendar used in Judaism. ... A page from the Hindu calendar 1871-72. ... There is disagreement as to the meaning of the Indian word Samvat. ... The Indian national calendar (sometimes called Saka calendar) is the official civil calendar in use in India. ... Kali Yuga is also the title of a book by Roland Charles Wagner. ... The Holocene calendar is a proposal for a calendar reform which aims to solve a number of problems with the current Gregorian Calendar. ... The Iranian calendar (Persian: ‎) also known as Persian calendar or the Jalāli Calendar is a solar calendar currently used in Iran and Afghanistan. ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (Arabic: التقويم الهجري; at-taqwÄ«m al-hijrÄ«; Persian: گاه‌شماری هجري قمری ‎ Gāhshomāri-ye hejri-ye qamari; also called the Hijri calendar) is the calendar used to date events in many predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to... Koinobori, flags decorated like koi, are popular decorations around Childrens Day This mural on the wall of a Tokyo subway station celebrates Hazuki, the eighth month. ... Anei (安永) was a Japanese era after Meiwa and before Tenmei and spanned from 1772 to 1781. ...

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2437
(皇紀2437年)
 - Jōmon Era 11777
Julian calendar 1822
Korean calendar 4110
Thai solar calendar 2320
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San Jose (California City) was founded. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Japanese era name. ... Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. ... The Julian calendar was introduced in 46 BC by Julius Caesar and came into force in 45 BC (709 ab urbe condita). ... The traditional Korean calendar is directly derived from the Asian calendar. ... The Thai solar, or Suriyakati (สุริยคติ), calendar is used in traditional and official contexts in Thailand, although the Western calendar is sometimes used in business. ... January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Christian Daniel Rauch (January 2, 1777 - December 3, 1857), German sculptor, was born at Arolsen in the principality of Waldeck. ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Hart, Bob Hart, or Bobby Hart may refer to: Bob Hart (1900-1993), a name under which drummer/orchestra leader Al Trace composed songs Bob Hart, a baseball umpire in the National League Bob Hart, bassist for the musical group Spiraling Bobby Hart (born 1939), U.S. songwriter (see... Cunt BAg Twat Fuk suck my penis ring 0778851865!!!!!!Year 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Friedrich Heinrich Karl de la Motte, Baron Fouqué (February 12, 1777 - January 23, 1843), was a German writer of the romantic movement. ... Year 1843 (MDCCCXLIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in leap years). ... Chief Justice Taney Roger Brooke Taney (March 17, 1777–October 12, 1864) was the fifth Chief Justice of the United States from 1836 until his death in 1864. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      The Chief Justice of the United States is the head of the judicial branch of... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... Henry Clay, Sr. ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining. ... Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss or Gauß ( ; Latin: ) (30 April 1777 – 23 February 1855) was a German mathematician and scientist of profound genius who contributed significantly to many fields, including number theory, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, magnetism, astronomy, and optics. ... 1855 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... August 14 is the 226th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (227th in leap years), with 139 days remaining. ... “Ørsted” redirects here. ... 1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years). ... Lorenzo Dow (October 16, 1777–February 2, 1834) was an eccentric minister whose infamy, influence and travels throughout the country led to many thousands of U.S. children of the early 19th century to be named after him. ... Year 1834 (MDCCCXXXIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years). ... Bernd Heinrich Wilhelm von Kleist (October 18, 1777 – November 21, 1811) was a German poet, dramatist and novelist. ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... December 4th redirects here. ... Jeanne Françoise Julie Adélaïde Récamier Jeanne Françoise Julie Adélaïde Récamier (December 4, 1777 - May 11, 1849), a famous Frenchwoman in the literary and political circles of the early 19th century, was born at Lyons. ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (358th in leap years). ... Aleksandr I Pavlovich (Russian: Александр I Павлович) (December 23, 1777–December 1, 1825?), was Emperor of Russia from 23 March 1801-1 December 1825 and Ruler of Poland from 1815–1825, as well as the first Grand Duke of Finland. ... Opening of the Stockton and Darlington Railway 1825 (MDCCCXXV) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Major-General Sir Benjamin DUrban (1777- 25 May 1849) was a British general and colonial administrator, who is best known for his frontier policy when he was the Governor in the Cape Colony (now in South Africa). ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...


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In 1777 he joined George Washington's staff as a volunteer aide-de-camp, fought at Brandywine and in subsequent battles, and was promoted (1779) to lieutenant colonel in recognition of his bravery and ability.
The Flockey, 13 August 1777, the defeat of the tory uprising in the Schoharie Valley & Rebellion In The Mohawk Valley, The St. Leger Expedition Of 1777.
An American resolution: the history of prisons in the United States from 1777 to 1877.
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A older woman, dressed in high fashion with a gigantic wig relative to a small feathered hat, points out her daughter to a maid.
Geoff Parnell, Keeper of Tower History, writes that no specific event from 1777 appears to have inspired this image and suggests a political reading, possibly "connected with the insurrection in the American colonies at this time.
The docile lions, however, may point in another direction, also related to the policy toward the American colonists, though with a differing target: that is, the North ministry characterized in anti-government cartoons from the period as usurping royal authority in the pursuit of a disastrous policy.
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