Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for '1776': Gregorian calendar Julian calendar Leap year starting on Friday Leap year starting on Monday Roman numerals United States Dollar bill Statue of Liberty Common Sense (pamphlet) January 10 Thomas Paine American Revolution January 20 Loyalist (American Revolution) South Carolina Cambridge, Massachusetts Edward Gibbon February 17 Fort Ticonderoga Henry Knox January 24 The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge February 27 Royal Colony of North Carolina Wilmington, North Carolina Boston Dorchester Heights March 4 Massachusetts Adam Smith March 9 The Wealth of Nations Kingdom of Great Britain March 17 Patriot (American Revolution) Juan Bautista de Anza March 28 Presidio of San Francisco April 12 Continental Congress Halifax Resolves April 23 William Shakespeare Adam Weishaupt Bavaria Illuminati Ingolstadt May 1 George III of the United Kingdom