Historical Events for Year 1766

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Feb 11th - Stamp Act declared unconstitutional in Virginia
Feb 14th - Dutch governor Falck and King Keerthisiri Rajasinghe of Kandy sign Treaty of Batticaloa
Mar 5th - Don Antonio de Ulloa takes possession of Louisiana Terr from French
Mar 8th - Willem V (18) becomes governor of United Provinces
Mar 17th - Britain repeals the Stamp Act
Apr 8th - 1st fire escape patented, wicker basket on a pulley & chain
May 9th - John Byron back in England after trip around the world
Jul 9th - British premier Rockingham resigns
Jul 18th - Society of the Dutch Literary forms
Nov 10th - The last Colonial governor of New Jersey, William Franklin, signs the charter of Queen's College (later renamed Rutgers University).
Nov 25th - Pope Clement XIII warns On dangers of anti-Christian writings
Dec 5th - London auctioneers Christie's hold their first sale

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