The year 1761 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1761 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1761 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
17 SeptemberThe battle of Cosabroma was fought.
07 JanuaryThe Afghan ruler Ahmed Shah Abdali defeated the Marathas in the third battle of Panipat.
08 FebruaryThe earthquake in London broke the chimney at Limnhouse and Poplar.
22 MarchThe first life insurance policy in North America was issued in Philadelphia.
06 JuneThe transit of Venus is seen from 120 places on Earth. Mikhail Lomonosov came to know the atmosphere of Venus.
20 JulyMadhav Rao became the first Peshwa.
22 SeptemberKing George III and Queen Charlotte of the United Kingdom were crowned.
16 DecemberSeven Years' War: After a four-month siege, Russian Kolbergs under the command of Puert Ryumantesh took over the Prussian fort.
16 DecemberSeven-year-old war-rich forces captured Kalberg, the last port of Priusia on the Baltic coast, after a four-month siege.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1761 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
16 JanuaryBritish troops captured Pondicherry, India from France.
14 JanuaryThe Afghans led by Ahmad Shah Abdali defeated the French-supplied and trained Maratha troops at the Third Battle of Panipat in Panipat, present-day Haryana, India.

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