1757 in History – What happened in year 1757

In history, year 1757 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 1757.

Know what happened in 1757:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
02 MayKonbaung forces captured the city of Bago, Burma, to end theKonbaung–Hanthawaddy War.
05 January Louis XV of France survived an assassination attempt by Robert-François Damiens, who later became the last person to be executed in France by drawing and quartering.
05 JanuaryLouis XV of France survived an assassination attempt by Robert-François Damiens, who later became the last person to be executed inthe country by drawing and quartering.
02 MayKonbaung forces captured the city of Bago, Burma, to end theKonbaung–Hanthawaddy War.
05 January Louis XV of France survived an assassination attempt by Robert-François Damiens, who later became the last person to be executed inthe country by drawing and quartering.
14 MarchBritish Royal Navy Admiral John Byng was court-martialled andexecuted by firing squad when he failed to 'do his utmost' during theBattle of Minorca at the start of the Seven Years' War.
23 JuneSeven Years' War-British forces under Robert Clive defeated troops under Siraj ud-Daulah at the Battle of Plassey, allowing the British East India Company to annex Bengal.
06 MayEnglish poet Christopher Smart was admitted into St Luke'sHospital for Lunatics in London, beginning his six-year confinement tomental asylums.
14 MarchBritish Royal Navy Admiral John Byng was court-martialled and executed by firing squad when he failed to 'do his utmost' during the Battle of Minorca at the start of the Seven Years' War.
05 JanuaryLouis XV of France survived an assassination attempt by Robert-François Damiens, who later became the last person to be executed inthe country by drawing and quartering.
05 JanuaryLouis XV of France survived an assassination attempt by Robert-François Damiens, who later became the last person to be executed in the country by drawing and quartering.
02 MayKonbaung forces captured the city of Bago, Burma, to end the Konbaung–Hanthawaddy War.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1757:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 MayManuel Tolsá / Director / Spain
03 February Joseph Forlenze / Surgeon / Italy
03 NovemberRobert Smith / Lawyer / United States of America
05 JunePierre Jean George Cabanis / Philosopher / France
06 SeptemberGilbert du Motier / General / France
08 JuneErcole Consalvi / Cardinal / Italy
09 AugustElizabeth Schuyler Hamilton / Humanitarian / United States of America
09 AugustThomas Telford / Engineer / Scotland
11 January Samuel Bentham / Engineer / United Kingdom
16 January Richard Goodwin Keats / Politician / United Kingdom
18 JuneIgnaz Pleyel / Painist / France
18 JuneGervasio Antonio de Posadas / Politician / Argentina
19 AprilEdward Pellew / Politician / United Kingdom
20 JulyGarsevan Chavchavadze / Politician / Georgia
22 AprilAlessandro Rolla / Violinist / Italy
22 JuneGeorge Vancouver / Lieutenant / United Kingdom
25 DecemberBenjamin Pierce / Politician / United States of America
26 OctoberKarl Leonhard Reinhold / Philosopher / Austria
28 NovemberWilliam Blake / Poet / United Kingdom
30 MayHenry Addington / Politician / United Kingdom

More years: 1707 | 1717 | 1727 | 1737 | 1747 | 1757 | 1767 | 1777 | 1787 | 1797 || 1557 | 1657 | 1757 | 1857 | 1957

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