1760 in History – What happened in year 1760

In history, year 1760 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 1760.

Know what happened in 1760:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
25 OctoberGeorge III became King of Great Britain and Ireland.
27 JuneAnglo-Cherokee War-Cherokee warriors defeated British forcesat the Battle of Echoee near present-day Otto, North Carolina, US.
20 MarchA fire of unknown cause broke out in Boston, Massachusetts, destroying 349 buildings and left over a thousand people homeless.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1760:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 March François Buzot / Politician / France
02 DecemberJohn Breckinridge / Lawyer / United States of America
02 DecemberJoseph Graetz / Composer / Germany
02 March Camille Desmoulins / Politician / France
05 JuneJohan Gadolin / Chemist / Finland
08 JulyChristian Kramp / Academic / France
10 January Johann Rudolf Zumsteeg / Composer / Germany
10 MayJohann Peter Hebel / Poet / Germany
10 MayClaude Joseph Rouget de Lisle / Engineer / France
11 January Oliver Wolcott Jr. / Politician / United States of America
12 JuneJean-Baptiste Louvet de Couvrai / Politician / France
13 JulyIstván Pauli / Poet / Hungary
15 SeptemberBogislav Friedrich Emanuel von Tauentzien / General / Prussia
17 OctoberClaude Henri de Rouvroy / Philosopher / France
21 SeptemberIvan Dmitriev / Politician / Russia
21 NovemberJoseph Plumb Martin / Sergeant / United States of America
27 OctoberAugust Neidhardt von Gneisenau / Field Marshal / Prussia
28 March Thomas Clarkson / Activist / United Kingdom
30 DecemberCharles Sapinaud de La Rairie / General / France
31 OctoberKatsushika Hokusai / Artist / Japan

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1760:

YearName / Profession / Country
03 January Veerapandiya Kattabomman / Ruler / India

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