1760 in History – What happened in year 1760

✅ Published on March 31st, 2009 in 18th Century in History

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.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1760 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
27 juneAnglo-Cherokee War-Cherokee warriors defeated British forcesat the Battle of Echoee near present-day Otto, North Carolina, US.
03 julyMaratha army captured Delhi under Sadashiv Rao Bhau and Vishvas Rao. Sadashiv Rao Bhau was the nephew of Peshwa Baji Rao I. He served as the Sarsenapati of the Maratha army in the third battle of Panipat. He died fighting in the third battle of Panipat. Vishwas Rao was the eldest son of Balaji Baji Rao who was Peshwa of Pune of the Maratha Empire and also was the heir to the title of Peshwa of Maratha Empire. He died during the period of the most extreme fighting at Third Battle of Panipat
25 octoberGeorge III became King of Great Britain and Ireland.
03 JulyThe Maratha army captured Delhi.
27 SeptemberMir Qasim became the Nawab of Bengal.
13 OctoberRussia and Austrian forces withdrew from Germany's capital Berlin.
22 JanuaryThe British defeated the Franciscans in the Battle of Vandiwash.
23 JanuaryThe British defeated the French in the Battle of Vandiwash.
14 JanuaryFrench General Lely handed Puducherry to the British.
16 FebruaryNative American hostages died at Fort Prince George, South Carolina.
20 MarchThe largest fire in the city of Boston destroyed 349 buildings.
10 JuneThe first effective law for medical practice was enacted in New York.
26 JulyAustrian troops captured Fort Glatz Silesia.
15 AugustBattle of Levignaz: Prussia defeated Austria and Russia.
08 SeptemberThe French army surrendered Montreal to General Jeffrey Amherst.
23 OctoberThe first book of Jewish prayer printed in North America.
29 NovemberFrench commandant Bellere surrendered Detroit to Major R. Rogers.
25 DecemberJupiter Hamon, an African American slave published a poem called "An Evening Thought".


Famous birthdays in the year 1760:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 March François Buzot / Politician / France
02 March Camille Desmoulins / Politician / France
02 DecemberJoseph Graetz / Composer / Germany
05 JuneJohan Gadolin / Chemist / Finland
08 JulyChristian Kramp / Academic / France
10 January Johann Rudolf Zumsteeg / Composer / Germany
10 MayJohann Peter Hebel / Poet / Germany
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
15 February Jean-François Le Sueur / Educator / France
17 OctoberClaude Henri de Rouvroy / Philosopher / France
21 SeptemberIvan Dmitriev / Politician / Russia
21 NovemberJoseph Plumb Martin / Sergeant / United States of America
23 NovemberFrançois-Noël Babeuf / Activist / France
27 OctoberAugust Neidhardt von Gneisenau / Field Marshal / Prussia
28 NovemberMaria Teresa Poniatowska / Noblewoman / Poland
28 March Thomas Clarkson / Activist / United Kingdom
30 DecemberCharles Sapinaud de La Rairie / General / France

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1760:

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