Each year is full of impactful events and information that holds importance for the past, present, and future. The exciting and important events that have contributed to the growth of this world are available to you through the use of newspapers, and we bring you easy access to such historical accounts. For the year 1764, these events include the expulsion of John Wilkes from the House of Commons of Great Britain, the establishment of the city of St. Louis in America, the passing of the Sugar Act, the establishment of the Quebec Gazette in Canada, the surrender of Chief Pontiac being forced by the British, and so much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
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January 7, 1764
Austrians murder hundreds of innocent Székely people in a massacre at Madefalva.
January 19, 1764
The expulsion of John Wilkes from the House of Commons of Great Britain takes place for seditious libel.
February 15, 1764
The establishment of the city of St. Louis takes place in America.
April 6, 1764
The passing of the Sugar Act takes place.
June 21, 1764
The establishment of the Quebec Gazette takes place as in Quebec City, Canada as a newspaper written in English.
June 29, 1764
Woldegk, Germany is hit by a Level 5 tornado.
September 7, 1764
The election of Stanislaw August Poniatowski as the King of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth takes place.
October 15, 1764
The idea of writing The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is conceived by Edward Gibbon.
October 22, 1764
The combined armies of the Nawab of Bengal, the Nawab of Awadh, and the Mughal Emperor are defeated by the British East India Company in the Battle of Buxar.
November 9, 1764
Colonel Henry Bouquet's forces receive captive Mary Campbell of the French and Indian War as she is returned.
November 16, 1764
The British force the surrender of Chief Pontiac.