The year 1766 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1766 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 1766 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
14 JanuaryChristian VII became king of Denmark.
13 FebruaryJohn Mills was elected a fellow of the Royal Society with Benjamin Franklin as his sponsor.
05 MarchAntonio de Uloo, the first Spanish governor of Louisiana, came to New Orleans.
08 AprilThe wicker basket was patented on the first fire escape belt, winch and chain.
09 MayJohn Burn returned to England after traveling around the world.
09 JulyBritish Premier Rockinghouse resigned.
30 OctoberSt. Paul's Chapel in New York was consecrated.
25 NovemberPope Clement XIII warned on the dangers of anti-Christian writings.
05 DecemberJames Christie made Christie's auction first sale in a London home.
10 NovemberNew Jersey's last Royal Governor William Franklin signed the charter for the establishment of Queen's College, now known as Rutgers University.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1766 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
18 FebruaryA mutiny by captive Madagascans began at sea on the slave ship Meermin, leading to the ship's destruction, and subsequent rulings in the Dutch East India Company's Council of Justice were a 'huge step in the recognition of oppressed people as free-thinking individuals.'
18 FebruaryA mutiny by captive Madagascans began at sea on the slave ship Meermin, leading to the ship's destruction, and subsequent rulings in the Dutch East India Company's Council of Justice were a 'huge step in the recognition of oppressed people as free-thinking individuals.'

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