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A migration returning to the homeland of Dzungaria from the east bank of Lower Volga River takes place under Ubashi Khan, known as the Great Kalmyk Migration.
Gustav III succeeds his father, Adolf Frederick, as King of Sweden. Read More
A militia is raised by Governor William Tryon of North Carolina in an effort to put down an uprising against the Colony's government during the War of the Regulation.
Wake County is established from portions of Cumberland, Johnston and Orange counties by the North Carolina General Assembly.
The first meeting of the Society of Civil Engineers, the oldest engineering society in the world, takes place in London.
William Tryon's North Carolina militia marches out of Hillsborough to help the suffering forces of General Hugh Waddell during the War of the Regulation.
The Battle of Alamance takes place after an appeal by Governor Tryon is rejected by Regulators during the War of the Regulation.
A Polish formation of 1,300 men is defeated by Alexander Suvorov's Russian forces in the Battle of Lanckorona.
A group of unsuspecting Inuit is massacred by Chief Matonabbee of Chipewyan in the Bloody Falls Massacre.
Horsham, England holds the first town cricket match to be recorded. Read More
The Mission San Gabriel Arcangel is founded by Fathers Pedro Cambon and Angel Somera in present-day San Gabriel, California.
An outbreak of bubonic plague takes place in Moscow as a result of the Plague Riot. Read More
Wolfgang Mozart's opera Ascanio in Alba premieres in Milan. Read More
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