1755 in History – What happened in year 1755

In history, year 1755 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1755.

Know what happened in 1755:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
02 AprilA naval fleet led by Commodore William James of the East India Company captured the fortress Suvarnadurg from the Marathas.
08 September French and Indian War-British and French forces and theirrespective Indian allies fought to a draw in the Battle of Lake George.
10 AugustThe first wave of the Expulsion of the Acadians from thepresent-day Canadian Maritime provinces by the British began with theBay of Fundy Campaign at Chignecto.
15 AprilA Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson wasfirst published, becoming one of the most influential dictionaries inthe history of English.
02 AprilA naval fleet led by Commodore William James of the East IndiaCompany captured the fortress Suvarnadurg from the Marathas.
10 AugustThe first wave of the Expulsion of the Acadians from thepresent-day Canadian Maritime provinces by the British began with theBay of Fundy Campaign at Chignecto.
02 AprilA naval fleet led by Commodore William James of the East IndiaCompany captured the fortress Suvarnadurg from the Marathas.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1755:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 AprilJean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin / Politician / France
02 NovemberMarie Antoinette / Queen / Austria
03 DecemberGilbert Stuart / Painter / United States of America
04 AugustNicolas-Jacques Conté / Soldier / France
05 JulySarah Siddons / Actress / United Kingdom
06 NovemberStanisław Staszic / Philosopher / Poland
06 JuneNathan Hale / Soldier / United States of America
09 SeptemberBenjamin Bourne / Politician / United States of America
10 MayRobert Gray / Explorer / United States of America
10 AprilSamuel Hahnemann / Physician / Germany
11 AprilJames Parkinson / Surgeon / United Kingdom
11 February Albert Christoph Dies / Painter / Germany
12 NovemberGerhard von Scharnhorst / Politician / Russia
12 MayGiovanni Battista Viotti / Violinist / Italy
13 SeptemberOliver Evans / Business Man / United States of America
14 JulyMichel de Beaupuy / General / France
15 JuneAntoine François / Chemist / France
21 MayAlfred Moore / Lawyer / United States of America
22 JulyGaspard de Prony / Engineer / France
27 AprilMarc-Antoine Parseval / Mathematician / France

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