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Colonel Keating lays the foundation for Fort George, Bombay over the grounds of the former Dongri Fort.
Eleven Americans are shot in an act of retaliation by British troops in what becomes known as the Boston Massacre, an event perpetuating the start of the American Revolutionary War.
The circumnavigation of New Zealand is completed by Captain James Cook and his crew aboard the HMS Endeavour during his first voyage.
Australia's eastern coastline is encountered by it's first Europeans, Captain James Cook and his crew.
Captain James Cook and Botanist Joseph Banks discover 1,600 new plant specimens unknown to European Science as they arrive in present-day Sydney, Australia.
The arrival of Marie Antoinette at the French court takes place at the age of fourteen. Read More
Louis-Auguste, later known as King Louis XVI of France, and Marie Antoinette marry. Read More
Over 130 people are killed in Paris by a fire caused by fireworks being set off at the wedding of the crown prince of France.
Port Egmont in the Falkland Islands is seized by Spanish Marines under the order of the Spanish Governor of Buenos Aires from the British in the Falklands Crisis.
James Cook grounds the HMS Endeavour on the Great Barrier Reef. Read More
Lexell's Comet becomes the closest comet to approach the earth in recorded history. Read More
The Ottoman Empire is defeated by the Russian Empire in both the Battle of Chesma and the Battle of Larga.
The whole eastern coast of Australia is claimed for Great Britain by Captain James Cook and later becomes New South Wales.
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