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Holy Roman Emperor Joseph II and Princess Maria Josepha of Bavaria marry in Vienna. Read More
Jean Calas is posthumously exonerated of murdering his son by judges in Paris after already having been tortured and executed in 1762.
The Stamp Act imposing the first tax directly levied on the American colonies by Great Britain is passed by the Parliament of Great Britain.
The thirteen American colonies are required to house British troops upon the passing of the Quartering Act by Great Britain.
One quarter of the town of Montreal, Quebec is destroyed by a fire. Read More
The Isle of Man Purchase Act brings the Isle of Man under British control. Read More
A new way to produce vodka by freezing is authorized by a decree issued by Russian Empress Catherine II.
The political and constitutional involvement in India and the beginning of Company rule is marked by the signing of the Treaty of Allahabad.
The home of official Andrew Oliver is attacked by Bostonians protesting the Stamp Act. Read More
The Holy Roman Emperor is announced as being Josef II. Read More
The home of Thomas Hutchinson, a lieutenant governor, is destroyed by Bostonians protesting the Stamp Act.
A mob stones the house of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's house in Switzerland. Read More
An announcement is made by Francois Antoine claiming to have killed the Beast of Gevaudan.
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.
The thirteen American colonies experiences the Stamp Act coming into effect. Read More
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.
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