April 14 - Thomas Gage receives orders from London to take decisive action again the rebellion. April 19 - Thomas Gage orders munitions and supplies at Concord, Massachusetts seized. April 19 - Skirmishes at Lexington and Concord. The American Revolutionary War begins. June 12 - Thomas Gage offers to pardon all rebels but Samuel Adams and John Hancock. June 17 - Thomas Gage orders Maj. General William Howe to take Breed's Hill. September 26 - Thomas Gage receives orders to return to England. October 10 - Thomas Gage surrenders his command to Maj. General William Howe. November 14 - Thomas Gage arrives in London.
1776 April 18 - Thomas Gage is officially informed of his removal from command in America.
1781 April - Thomas Gage returns to active duty by serving on General Jeffrey Amherst's staff.
1782 April - Thomas Gage is appointed colonel of the 17th light dragoons. November 20 - Thomas Gage is promoted to full General.
- Thomas Gage is transferred to the 11th dragoons.
1787 April 2 - Thomas Gage dies in Portland, England.
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