Newspapers have always served as an essential source of information by holding irreplaceable information from hundreds of years of history. Important events can be discovered further through the use of our archival of newspapers. For the year 1765, some such events that can be accessed include the first tax directly levied on American colonies by Great Britain being imposed by the Stamp Act, the Isle of Man being brought under British control by the Isle of Man Purchase Act, Russian Empress Catherine II issuing a decree for a new way to produce vodka by freezing, the signing of the Treaty of Allahabad marking the beginning of Company Rule and political and constitutional involvement in India, the Stamp Act coming into effect in the thirteen American Colonies, 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.
Search 1765 newspapers
Unearth your ancestors and family history in newspapers from 1765.
For Year 1765
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?
January 23, 1765
Holy Roman Emperor Joseph II and Princess Maria Josepha of Bavaria marry in Vienna.
March 9, 1765
Jean Calas is posthumously exonerated of murdering his son by judges in Paris after already having been tortured and executed in 1762.
March 22, 1765
The Stamp Act imposing the first tax directly levied on the American colonies by Great Britain is passed by the Parliament of Great Britain.
March 24, 1765
The thirteen American colonies are required to house British troops upon the passing of the Quartering Act by Great Britain.
May 18, 1765
One quarter of the town of Montreal, Quebec is destroyed by a fire.
June 21, 1765
The Isle of Man Purchase Act brings the Isle of Man under British control.
August 9, 1765
A new way to produce vodka by freezing is authorized by a decree issued by Russian Empress Catherine II.
August 12, 1765
The political and constitutional involvement in India and the beginning of Company rule is marked by the signing of the Treaty of Allahabad.
August 14, 1765
The home of official Andrew Oliver is attacked by Bostonians protesting the Stamp Act.
August 18, 1765
The Holy Roman Emperor is announced as being Josef II.
August 26, 1765
The home of Thomas Hutchinson, a lieutenant governor, is destroyed by Bostonians protesting the Stamp Act.
September 6, 1765
A mob stones the house of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's house in Switzerland.
September 21, 1765
An announcement is made by Francois Antoine claiming to have killed the Beast of Gevaudan.
October 17, 1765
The announcement that the resignation of the Distributor of Stamps for the Royal Colony of North Carolina in protest of the Stamp Act is made by the Pennsylvania Gazette.
November 1, 1765
The thirteen American colonies experiences the Stamp Act coming into effect.
December 12, 1765
The announcement that the resignation of the newly appointed Distributor of Stamps for North Carolina in protest of the Stamp Act is made by the Pennsylvania Gazette.