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The French led by the Marquis de Bussy-Castelnau are defeated by British general Sir Eyre Coote in the Battle of Wandiwash during the Seven Years' War.
The New Hampshire Grant of Pownal in Vermont is created by Benning Wentworth. Read More
The town and castle of Carrickfergus is captured by François Thurot and his French Troops during the Seven Years' War.
A North Carolina militia at Fort Dobbs is attacked by Cherokee natives during the Seven Years' War.
Over 300 buildings are destroyed in the Great Fire of Boston, Massachusetts. Read More
Tacky's War' begins in Jamaica as a slave rebellion. Read More
Land is claimed in Nova Scotia from the Acadians by New England planters in the Great Upheaval.
A major fire is caused by a lightening trike at Portsmouth Royal Dockyard in England. Read More
French forces are defeated by the British in the last naval battle in New France, the Battle of Restigouch, during the Seven Years' War.
The Spanish government receives a request to establish the city that becomes Mayagüez, Puerto Rico.
Warburg is stormed by Ferdinand of Brunswick's Anglo-Hanoverian army in the Battle of Warburg during the Seven Years' War.
The establishment of the church of Our Lady of Candlemas of Mayagüez takes place in Puerto Rico.
The Austrian army of Marshal Laudon is defeated by Frederick the Great in the Battle of Legnica during the Seven Years' War.
Montreal is captured by Jeffery Amherst in the Seven Years' War. Read More
The official founding of the town of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico takes place. Read More
A French army defeats Ferdinand of Brunswick back from the Rhine in the Battle of Kloster during the Seven Years' War.
George III ascends to the throne of Great Britain upon the death of his grandfather George II.
Daun's Austrian army is defeated by Frederick the Great in the Battle of Torgau during the Seven Years' War.
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