On This Day

May 1756 in History

Events in History

  • May 1 France and Austria sign alliance
  • May 17 Britain declares war on France (7 Years' or French & Indian War)
  • May 18 Great Britain declares war on France

Birthdays in History

  • May 27 Maximilian I Joseph, King of Bavaria, born in Schwetzingen, Baden (d. 1825)

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

May 20 Prime Minister of Great Britain Frederick North (24) weds heiress Anne Speke

British Prime Minister Frederick North
British Prime Minister
Frederick North