On This Day

December 1756 in History

Events in History

  • Dec 6 British troops under Robert Clive occupy Fulta, India
  • Dec 31 Russia joins the Alliance of Versailles

Deaths in History

  • Dec 8 William Stanhope, 1st Earl of Harrington, British statesman and diplomat
  • Dec 11 Theodor A. Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer and King of Corsica, dies at 62
  • Dec 11 Maria Amalia of Austria, Holy Roman Empire Empress as the spouse of Emperor Charles VII, dies at 55