1765 in History – What happened in year 1765

✅ Published on April 1st, 2009 in 18th Century in History

In history, year 1765 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 1765.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1765 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
22 marchThe Parliament of Great Britain passed the Stamp Act, requiring that money printed materials in the Thirteen Colonies in British America Carry a tax stamp.
03 MayAmerica's first medical college was opened in the city of Philadelphia.
01 NovemberThe Stamp Act was enacted in the British colonies.
11 NovemberNasser Napes, a French chemist and father of modern photography, was born. He was the first to succeed in taking photographs.
12 AugustThe Mughal ruler handed over the Diwali of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa to the East India Company. It is considered an important event in political and constitutional history.
23 JanuaryThe Holy Roman Emperor Joseph II married the Princess Maria Josefa of Bavaria in Vienna.
22 MarchStamp Act passed: The first direct British tax was imposed on American colonists by Prime Minister George Grenville.
03 MayThe first North American Medical College opened in Philadelphia.
18 AugustJoseph II became the Holy Roman Emperor.
06 SeptemberAt Jean-Jacques Russo's house, a mob in Switzerland strangled.
07 OctoberThe Stamp Act Congress was held in New York.
01 NovemberThe Stamp Act came into force in the British colonies.
12 DecemberThe Gadget of Pennsylvania reports that the recently established postage stamps for the royal colony of North Carolina include Drs. Huston resigned from his post in protest at the Stamp Act.


Famous birthdays in the year 1765:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 AprilLuigi Schiavonetti / Engraver / Italy
04 NovemberPierre-Simon Girard / Engineer / France
06 AugustPetros Mavromichalis / Politician / Greece
07 March Nicéphore Niépce / Inventor / France
08 DecemberEli Whitney / Engineer / United States of America
08 OctoberHarman Blennerhassett / Politician / United Kingdom
14 NovemberRobert Fulton / Engineer / United States of America
15 JuneMartin Baum / Politician / United States of America
15 JuneJohann Gottlieb Friedrich von Bohnenberger / Astronomer / Germany
15 SeptemberManuel Maria Barbosa du Bocage / Poet / Portugal
17 NovemberJacques MacDonald / General / France
20 NovemberThomas Fremantle / Politician / United Kingdom
22 DecemberJohann Friedrich Pfaff / Academic / Germany
27 March Franz Xaver von Baader / Philosopher / Germany
27 OctoberNancy Storace / Soprano / United Kingdom
27 SeptemberAntoine Philippe de La Trémoille / General / France
28 AprilSylvestre François Lacroix / Academic / France
30 SeptemberJosé María Morelos / Priest / Mexico
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