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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.
There is no better source of the stories of yesterday, as they were actually told, than Newspaper Archives. Discover your ancestry with records from every world history event and find treasures that simply aren't available anywhere else. Newspaper Archives have preserved essential accounts of your family, famous people and events that shaped this nation for hundreds of years. What will you discover?
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
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