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1764 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1764
MDCCLXIV
Ab urbe condita 2517
Armenian calendar 1213
ԹՎ ՌՄԺԳ
Chinese calendar 4460 – 4461
癸未 – 甲申
Ethiopian calendar 1756 – 1757
Hebrew calendar 5524 – 5525
Hindu calendars
- Vikram Samvat 1819 – 1820
- Shaka Samvat 1686 – 1687
- Kali Yuga 4865 – 4866
Iranian calendar 1142 – 1143
Islamic calendar 1178 – 1179
* Era was changed from Hōreki 14 in June 30.

1764 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events and Trends The Great Awakening - A Protestant religious movement active in the British colonies of North America Sextant invented (probably around 1730) independently by John Hadley in Great Britain and Thomas Godfrey in the American colonies World leaders Louis XV King of France (king from 1715 to 1774) George... Events and Trends The War of Austrian Succession (1740-1748) rages. ... Scientific navigation is developed The Seven Years War (1756-1763) fought between two rival alliances: the first consisting of the Kingdom of Great Britain, Hanover, and Prussia; the second consisting of Austria, France, Imperial Russia, Saxony, and Sweden. ... Events and Trends King George III ascends the British throne in 1760. ... Events and Trends For more events, see 18th century United States Declaration of Independence ratified by the Continental Congress (July 4, 1776). ... Nothing much really happened in the 1780s only that Mary-Anne Tobin was hung in public for wearing a flase beard and voting. ... Events and Trends French Revolution (1789 - 1799). ... 1761 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1762 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1763 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1765 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1766 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1767 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... See also: 1763 in architecture, other events of 1764, 1765 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1763 in literature, other events of 1764, 1765 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1763 in music, other events of 1764, 1765 in music, list of years in music. ... The year 1764 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. ... 1763 colonial governors - Events of 1764 - 1765 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1764 List of religious leaders in 1764 List of international organization leaders in 1764 Portugal Angola - António de Vasconcelos, Governor of Angola (1758-1764) Francisco Inocéncio de Sousa... 1763 state leaders - Events of 1764 - 1765 state leaders - State leaders by year // Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Kusi Obodom, Asantehene (1750-1764) Safo Kantanka, Regent (1764) Osei Kwadwo, Asantehene (1764-1777) Dahomey - Tegbesu, King of Dahomey (1732-1774) Zulu - Jama kaNdaba, King of the Zulu (1763-1781) Asia Afghanistan - Ahmad Shah... The Gregorian calendar is the calendar that is used nearly everywhere in the world. ... Ab urbe condita (AUC or a. ... Dates are marked by the letters Ô¹ÕŽ or the like, often with a line over, indicating tvin (in the year) followed by one to four letters, each of which stands for a number based on its order in the alphabet. ... The Chinese calendar (Traditional Chinese: 農曆; Simplified Chinese: 农历; pinyin: nónglì) is a lunisolar calendar incorporating elements of a lunar calendar with those of a solar calendar. ... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhÄ«) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Ethiopian calendar or Ethiopic calendar is the principal calendar used in Ethiopia. ... The Hebrew calendar (Hebrew: ) or Jewish calendar is the annual calendar used in Judaism. ... A page from the Hindu calendar 1871-72. ... There is disagreement as to the meaning of the Indian word Samvat. ... The Indian national calendar (sometimes called Saka calendar) is the official civil calendar in use in India. ... Kali Yuga is also the title of a book by Roland Charles Wagner. ... The Iranian calendar (also known as Persian calendar or the Jalaali Calendar) is a solar calendar currently used in Iran and Afghanistan. ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (Arabic: التقويم الهجري; also called the Hijri calendar) is the calendar used to date events in many predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to celebrate Islamic holy days. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... Here is a calendar for any leap year starting on Sunday (dominical letter AG). ...

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Events

The Sugar Act


January

January 7 is the seventh day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... A monument raised in remembrance of the victims of Siculicidium The Massacre at Madéfalva (Siculicidium in Latin, which means murder of Székelys) was a mass murder committed against Székelys by the Habsburg army in 1764, under Maria Theresa. ... Map of Romania with Transylvania in yellow Transylvania (Romanian: or Transilvania; Hungarian: ; German: ; Serbian: or Erdelj / Ердељ) is a historical region in the center of Romania. ... The Kingdom of Hungary (Hungarian: Magyar Királyság) is the name of a multiethnic kingdom that existed in Central Europe from 1000 to 1918. ... The Székely or Szeklers (Hungarian: , Romanian: , German: ) ( sék-ei in pronunciation ) are a Hungarian ethnic group mostly living in Transylvania in Romania, with a significant population also living in Vojvodina, Serbia. ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The House of Commons is a component of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which also includes the Sovereign and the House of Lords. ... Sedition is a deprecated term of law to refer to covert conduct such as speech and organization that is deemed by the legal authority as tending toward insurrection against the established order. ... In English and American law, and systems based on them, libel and slander are two forms of defamation (or defamation of character), which is the tort or delict of making a false statement of fact that injures someones reputation. ...

February

February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Nickname: Gateway City, Gateway to the West, or Mound City Location in the state of Missouri Coordinates: Country United States State Missouri County Independent City Mayor Francis G. Slay (D) Area    - City 66. ...

March

April

May

June

June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... The Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph, founded by William Brown (c. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Motto: Je me souviens (French: I remember) Official languages French Flower Blue Flag Iris (Iris versicolor Linné) Tree Yellow Birch Bird Snowy Owl Capital Quebec City Largest city Montreal Lieutenant-Governor Lise Thibault Premier Jean Charest (PLQ) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 75 24 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ... June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 185 days remaining. ... Woldegk is a town in the district Mecklenburg-Strelitz, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. ...

July

August

September

September 7 - Stanisław August Poniatowski was elected as the King of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... For other persons named StanisÅ‚aw Poniatowski, see StanisÅ‚aw Poniatowski. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...


October

Battle of Buxar (October 1764) was a significant battle fought between the forces under the command of the British East India Company on the one side, and the combined armies of Mir Kasim, the Nawab of Bengal ; Nawab of Awadh; and Shah Alam II, the Mughal Emperor. The battle fought at Buxar, a town (currently in Bihar state, India) located on the bank of the Ganges river, was a decisive battle won by the forces of the East India Company. This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ...


The battle resulted into securing of Diwani rights to administer the collection and management of revenues of large areas which currently form parts of Indian states of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, and Uttar Pradesh , as well as of Bangladesh. The Battle of Buxar heralded the establishment of the rule of the East India Company in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent.


November

November 9 is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 52 days remaining. ... Memorial to Mary Campbell, placed just outside Mary Campbell Cave. ... The Lenape or Lenni-Lenape (later named Delaware Indians by Europeans) were, in the 1600s, loosely organized bands of Native American people practicing small-scale agriculture to augment a largely mobile hunter-gatherer society in the region around the Delaware River, the lower Hudson River, and western Long Island Sound. ... Combatants France and its Indian allies Britain and its Indian allies Strength 3,900 regulars 7,900 militia 2,200 natives (1759) 50,000 regulars and militia (1759) The French and Indian War was the nine-year North American chapter of the Seven Years War. ... Henry Bouquet (1719 – September 2, 1765) was a noted British army officer in the French and Indian War and Pontiacs War. ... November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... No authentic images of Pontiac are known to exist. ...

December

Ongoing events

The War of the Regulation was a North Carolina uprising, lasting from approximately 1764 to 1771, against corrupt colonial officials. ... 1771 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...

Births

February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Marie-Joseph Blaise de Chénier (February 11, 1764 - January 10, 1811), was a French poet, dramatist and politician. ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... The Right Honourable Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, KG, PC (13 March 1764–17 July 1845), known as Viscount Howick between 1806 and 1807, was a British Whig statesman and Prime Minister. ... The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is in practice the most important political office in the UK. He acts as the head of Her Majestys Government and like other Prime Ministers in Westminster Systems is (along with his Cabinet) the de facto... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... John Abernethy (1764–1831) John Abernethy (April 3, 1764 - April 20, 1831) was an English surgeon, the grandson of Reverend John Abernethy. ... Leopold I 1831 (MDCCCXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... Laurent, Marquis de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, Marshal of France Laurent, Marquis de Gouvion Saint-Cyr (April 13, 1764 – March 17, 1830) was a French marshal. ... Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution 1830 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... Robert Craufurd (May 5, 1764 - January 23, 1812), British major-general, was born at Newark, Ayrshire, and entered the 25th Foot in 1779. ... 1812 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (147th in leap years). ... Edward Livingston (May 26, 1764–May 23, 1836) was a prominent American jurist and statesman. ... Charles Darwin 1836 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... Sir William Sidney Smith KCB (21 June 1764 – 26 May 1840) was the British admiral of whom Napoleon Bonaparte said, That man made me miss my destiny. // Early life and career Sidney Smith, as he always called himself, was born into a military and naval family with connections to the... 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... Louis Baraguay dHilliers (August 13, 1764 - January 6, 1813), born in Paris, was a French revolutionary and Napoleonic general. ... 1813 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 7 is the 341st day (342nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Claude Victor-Perrin, duc de Belluno (7 December 1764 – 1 March 1841) was a marshal of France during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. ... 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...

Deaths

March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... A 1735 portrait of Hardwicke Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke (December 1, 1690 - March 6, 1764), English Lord Chancellor, son of Philip Yorke, a barrister, was born at Dover. ... This article or section needs a complete rewrite for the reasons listed on the talk page. ... Events Giovanni Domenico Cassini observes differential rotation within Jupiters atmosphere. ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... George Parker, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield (c. ... The year 1696 had the earliest equinoxes and solstices for 400 years in the Gregorian calendar, because this year is a leap year and the Gregorian calendar would have behaved like the Julian calendar since March 1500 had it have been in use that long. ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in leap years). ... Pietro Antonio Locatelli (September 3, 1695–March 30, 1764) was an Italian composer and violinist. ... Events January 27 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed II to Mustafa II (1695-1703) July 17 - The Bank of Scotland is founded by an Act of Parliament of the old Scottish Parliament. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... Madame de Pompadour, portrait by François Boucher circa 1750 Madame de Pompadour, (1721 – April 15, 1764) was a well known courtesan and the famous mistress of King Louis XV of France. ... Louis XV (February 15, 1710 – May 10, 1774), the Beloved (French: le Bien-Aimé), was King of France from 1715 until his death. ... // Events Pope Innocent XIII becomes pope Johann Sebastian Bach composes the Brandenburg Concertos April 4 - Robert Walpole becomes the first prime minister of Britain September 10 - Treaty of Nystad is signed, bringing an end to the Great Northern War November 2 - Peter I is proclaimed Emperor of All the Russias... April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). ... Johann Mattheson (September 28, 1681 – April 17, 1764) was a German composer, writer, lexicographer, and music theorist. ... Events March 4 - Charles II of England grants a land charter to William Penn for the area that will later become Pennsylvania. ... May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). ... Count Francesco Algarotti (11 December 1712 – 3 May 1764) was an Italian philosopher and art critic. ... // Events Treaty of Aargau signed between Catholic and Protestants. ... June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 185 days remaining. ... Ralph Allen (1693 - June 29, 1764) was baptised at St Columb Major Cornwall on July 24 1693. ... Events January 11 - Eruption of Mt. ... July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... William Pulteney (1684 - July 7, 1764) was an English politician, created Earl of Bath in 1742 by King George II. The son of William Pulteney by his first wife, Mary Floyd, he was born in April 1684 into an old Leicestershire family. ... Events June 6 - The Ashmolean Museum opens as the worlds first university museum. ... July 16 is the 197th day (198th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 168 days remaining. ... Ivan VI with his mother Anna Leopoldovna Ascension to the throne Ivan VI of Russia (Иоанн Антонович), (August 23, 1740 - July 16, 1764), reigned as Emperor of Russia 1740 - 1741, was the son of Prince Antony Ulrich of... Events May 31 - Friedrich II comes to power in Prussia upon the death of his father, Friedrich Wilhelm I. October 20 - Maria Theresia of Austria inherits the Habsburg hereditary dominions (Austria, Bohemia, Hungary and present-day Belgium). ... July 23 is the 204th day (205th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 161 days remaining. ... Gilbert Tennent (February 5, 1703, County Armagh, Ireland - July 23, 1764, Philadelphia) was a religious leader. ... Events February 2 - Earthquake in Aquila, Italy February 4 - In Japan, the 47 samurai commit seppuku (ritual suicide) February 14 - Earthquake in Norcia, Italy April 21 - Company of Quenching of Fire (ie. ... September 2 is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Reverend Nathaniel Bliss (28 November 1700-2 September 1764) was a noted English astronomer of the 18th century, serving as Astronomer Royal between 1762 and 1764. ... Astronomer Royal is a senior post in the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom. ... Events January 1 - Russia accepts Julian calendar. ... Portal:Currentevents September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... Jean-Philippe Rameau, by Jacques André Joseph Aved, 1728 Jean-Philippe Rameau (September 25, 1683 - September 12, 1764) was one of the most important French composers and music theorists of the Baroque era. ... Events June 6 - The Ashmolean Museum opens as the worlds first university museum. ... September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... Robert Dodsley (1703 - September 23, 1764) was an English bookseller and miscellaneous writer. ... Events February 2 - Earthquake in Aquila, Italy February 4 - In Japan, the 47 samurai commit seppuku (ritual suicide) February 14 - Earthquake in Norcia, Italy April 21 - Company of Quenching of Fire (ie. ... September 26 is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 96 days remaining. ... Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro (8 October 1676 - 26 September 1764) was a Spanish monk and scholar noted for encouraging scientific thought in Spain. ... Events January 29 - Feodor III becomes Tsar of Russia First measurement of the speed of light, by Ole Rømer Bacons Rebellion Russo-Turkish Wars commence. ... October 2 is the 275th day (276th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 90 days remaining. ... William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire (c. ... In the United Kingdom, the Prime Minister is the head of government, exercising many of the executive functions nominally vested in the Sovereign, who is head of state. ... // Events January 6 - The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings February 11 - Sweden and Prussia sign the (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) declaring peace. ... October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Vice-Admiral Emmanuel-Auguste de Cahideuc, Comte Dubois de la Motte (1683 – 23 October 1764) was a French naval officer. ... Events June 6 - The Ashmolean Museum opens as the worlds first university museum. ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Christian Goldbach (March 18, 1690 - November 20, 1764), was a Prussian mathematician, who was born in Königsberg, Prussia, as son of a pastor. ... Events Giovanni Domenico Cassini observes differential rotation within Jupiters atmosphere. ...

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