Historical Events for Year 1761

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Events 1 - 7 of 7

Jan 7th - Battle at Panipat India: Afghan army beats Mahratten
Jan 16th - The British capture Pondicherry, India from the French.
May 22nd - 1st life insurance policy in North America issued in Philadelphia
Jun 8th - British fleet occupies Belle Île off the Brittany Coast
Jun 10th - Puritan version of "Othello" opens in Newport Rhode Island
Sep 22nd - Coronation of George III of the United Kingdom and Queen Charlotte.
Dec 16th - Seven Years' War: After four-month siege, Russian army under Pyotr Rumyantsev takes Prussian fortress of Kolobrzeg (German: Kolberg).

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