1776

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This article is about the year 1776. For other uses, see 1776 (disambiguation).
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1776 (MDCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (dominical letter GF) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Friday (dominical letter CB) of the Julian calendar, the 1776th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 776th year of the 2nd millennium, the 76th year of the 18th century, and the 7th year of the 1770s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1776 is 11 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.

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July 4: American Declaration of Independence.

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September 22: British hang spy Nathan Hale in New York City.

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