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Austrians murder hundreds of innocent Székely people in a massacre at Madefalva. Read More
The expulsion of John Wilkes from the House of Commons of Great Britain takes place for seditious libel.
The establishment of the city of St. Louis takes place in America. Read More
The passing of the Sugar Act takes place. Read More
The establishment of the Quebec Gazette takes place as in Quebec City, Canada as a newspaper written in English.
Woldegk, Germany is hit by a Level 5 tornado. Read More
The election of Stanislaw August Poniatowski as the King of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth takes place.
The idea of writing The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is conceived by Edward Gibbon.
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.
Colonel Henry Bouquet's forces receive captive Mary Campbell of the French and Indian War as she is returned.
The British force the surrender of Chief Pontiac. Read More