What Happened on January 14, 1761

Historical Events

Third Battle of Panipat

Third Battle of Panipat: In one of the largest battles of the century, the mostly Muslim Afghani Durrani Empire defeats the mostly Hindu Maratha Empire in Northern India. An estimated 60,000–70,000 were killed in the fighting and about 40,000 Maratha prisoners massacred afterwards.

1761 Highlights

About January 14, 1761

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 262 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn