1777 in the United States

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1777 in the United States
Years: 1774 1775 177617771778 1779 1780

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13 stars, the Betsy Ross version (1777–95)

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History of the United States (1776–89)

Events from the year 1777 in the United States.

Events

January–March

April–June

June 14: The Stars and Stripes is adopted by the Continental Congress as the flag of the United States.

July–September

October–December

October 17: Gen. Burgoyne surrenders to the Americans following the Second Battle of Saratoga

Ongoing

Births

  • March 17 – Roger Brooke Taney, Politician, Lawyer and Judge (died 1864)
  • April 12 – Henry Clay, United States Senator from Kentucky 1806-1807, 1810-1811, 1831-1842 and 1849-1852. (died 1852)
  • July – Thomas Clayton, United States Senator from Delaware from 1824 till 1827 and from 1837 till 1847. (died 1854)

Deaths

References

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