Year 1774 in History - Important Historical Events of the year 1774

The year 1774 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1774 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 1774 in World ⚡

DateIncident/Event
21 julyThe Russo-Turkish War officially ended after the Russian Empireand the Ottoman Empire signed the Treaty of Küçük Kaynarca, with thelatter ceding parts of the Yedisan region to the former.
01 augustBritish scientist Joseph Priestley liberated oxygen gas,corroborating the discovery of this element by German-Swedish chemistCarl Wilhelm Scheele.
01 septemberThomas Gage, royal governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay, ordered soldiers to remove gunpowder from a magazine, causing Patriots to prepare for war.
04 septemberBritish explorer James Cook became the first European to sightthe island of New Caledonia.
05 septemberIn response to the British Parliament enacting the IntolerableActs, representatives from twelve of Britain's North American coloniesconvened the First Continental Congress at Carpenters' Hall inPhiladelphia.
29 septemberThe publication of The Sorrows of Young Werther raised the 24-year-old Johann Wolfgang von Goethe to international fame.
31 MayFirst Postal Service Office opened in India.
20 OctoberCalcutta (now Kolkata) was made the capital of India.
06 DecemberAustria became the first country to implement the state education system.
13 DecemberThe first incident of the American Revolution occurred.
07 MarchBritain's Boston Port closed to all commercial activity.
31 MarchPostal service started in India, first post office opened.
30 JanuaryCaptain James Cook reached 71 ° 10 \ 'south, 1820 km from the South Pole.
10 FebruaryAndrew Baker participated in a diving suit demonstration.
13 MarchFirst Postal Service Office opened in India.
17 AprilThe first explicitly Unitarian mandala of the Ascest Street Chapel in London was established by Theophilus Lindsey.
10 MayLouis XVI became King of France after the death of his grandfather, Louis XV.
31 JuneBritisse America's colony Road Ireland banned slavery. He was the first colony to do so.
12 JulyCitizens of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, passed the symbolic Declaration of Independence.
06 AugustMother Ann Lee, the founder of the Shekhar movement, immigrated to New York.
05 SeptemberThe First Continental Congress united in Philadelphia.
14 OctoberThe First Continental Congress declared colonial rights in Philadelphia.
17 NovemberThe First City Troop was built in the halls of the Philadelphia City Caverly Carpenter. Philadelphia - Oldest US Military Unit
13 DecemberThe first incident of the American Revolution - 400 attacks on FT William and Mary in New Hampshire.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1774 in India ⚡

DateIncident/Event
31 MayFirst Postal Service Office opened in India.
20 OctoberCalcutta (now Kolkata) was made the capital of India.
31 MarchPostal service started in India, first post office opened.
13 MarchFirst Postal Service Office opened in India.

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