Historical Events in 1756

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  • Jan 16th Britain & Prussia sign Treaty of Westminster
  • Mar 17th St Patrick's Day 1st celebrated in NYC at Crown & Thistle Tavern
  • Apr 14th Gov Glen of SC protests against 900 Acadia indians
  • May 1st France & Austria sign alliance
  • May 17th Britain declares war on France (7 Years' or French & Indian War)
  • May 18th Great Britain declares war on France
  • Jun 4th Quakers leave assembly of Pennsylvania
  • Jun 20th Black Hole of Calcutta - 146 British soldiers imprisoned in small dungeon in Calcutta, India where most die
  • Jun 20th Siraj ud-Daulah Nawab of Bengal takes Calcutta from the British
  • Jun 27th French fleet conquer St Philips Castle of Minorca
  • Jul 30th Bartolomeo Rastrelli presents the newly-built Catherine Palace to Empress Elizabeth and her courtiers.
  • Aug 14th French capture Fort Oswego, NY
  • Aug 29th England & France meet in war
  • Aug 29th Prussian Libya occupies Saxson: beginning 7 years War
  • Sep 8th French and Indian War: Kittanning Expedition.
  • Sep 22nd Nassau Hall opens at Princeton University
  • Oct 15th Saxon army surrenders to Prussia
  • Dec 6th British troops under Robert Clive occupy Fulta, India
  • Dec 31st Russia joins the Alliance of Versailles