Historical Events for Year 1756

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Jan 16th - England & Prussia sign Treaty of Westminster
Mar 17th - St Patrick's Day 1st celebrated in NYC at Crown & Thistle Tavern
Apr 14th - Gov Glen of SC protests against 900 Acadia indians
May 1st - France & Austria sign alliance
May 17th - Britain declares war on France (7 Years' or French & Indian War)
May 18th - England declares war on France
Jun 4th - Quakers leave assembly of Pennsylvania
Jun 20th - Black Hole of Calcutta - 146 British soldiers imprisoned in small dungeon in Calcutta, India where most die
Jun 20th - Siraj ud-Daulah Nawab of Bengal takes Calcutta from the British
Jun 27th - French fleet conquer St Philips Castle of Minorca
Jul 30th - Bartolomeo Rastrelli presents the newly-built Catherine Palace to Empress Elizabeth and her courtiers.
Aug 14th - French capture Fort Oswego, NY
Aug 29th - England & France meet in war
Aug 29th - Prussian Libya occupies Saxson: beginning 7 years War
Sep 8th - French and Indian War: Kittanning Expedition.
Sep 22nd - Nassau Hall opens at Princeton University
Oct 15th - Saxon army surrenders to Prussia
Dec 6th - British troops under Robert Clive occupy Fulta India
Dec 31st - Russia joins the Alliance of Versailles

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