Historical Events for Year 1760
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Jan 8th - Comet C/1760 A1 (Great comet) approaches within 0.0682 AUs of Earth
Jan 9th - Afghans defeat Marathas in battle of Barari Ghat
Jan 22nd - Battle at Wandewash India: British troops beat French
Jan 28th - Pownal, Vermont created by Benning Wentworth as one of the New Hampshire Grants.
Feb 16th - Native American hostages killed in Fort Prince George, SC
Mar 20th - Great Fire of Boston destroys 349 buildings
Jun 4th - Great Upheaval: New England planters arrive to claim land in Nova Scotia, Canada taken from the Acadians.
Jun 10th - NY passes 1st effective law regulating practice of medicine
Jun 23rd - Battle of Landshut Silesia: Austria beats Prussia
Jul 19th - The formal request to found the later city of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico is filed by its founders.
Jul 26th - Austrian troops occupy Fort Glatz Silezie
Aug 7th - Ft Loudon, Tennessee surrenders to Cherokee Indians
Aug 15th - Battle at Leignitz: Prussia beats Austria & Russia
Aug 21st - The church (later cathedral) of "Our Lady of Candlemas of Mayagüez (Puerto Rico)" is founded, establishing the basis for the founding of the city.
Sep 8th - French army surrenders Montreal to General Jeffrey Amherst
Sep 28th - Russian & Austrian army occupies Berlin
Oct 2nd - Russian/Austrian army evacuates Berlin [NS=10/13]
Oct 9th - 7 Years' War: Russian and Austrian forces occupy Berlin [OS=Sep 28].
Oct 10th - Suriname Colonial Regime signs treaty with Aukaners (ex-slaves)
Oct 13th - Russian/Austrian army evacuates Berlin
Oct 23rd - First Jewish prayer books printed in North America
Oct 25th - George III becomes King of Great Britain.
Nov 3rd - Battle at Torgau, Saxony: Prussia beats Austria
Nov 29th - French commandant Beletre surrenders Detroit to Maj R Rogers
Dec 25th - Jupiter Hammon, an African American slave, composes poetry broadside "An Evening Thought" (1st poetry published by an Amercian American 1761)