A report on 1761

Ahmad Shah Durrani and his coalition defeat the Maratha Confederacy.
Marine chronometer
John Rennie the Elder
Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly
Edward Boscawen

January 14 – Third Battle of Panipat: Ahmad Shah Durrani and his coalition decisively defeat the Maratha Confederacy, and restore the Mughal Empire to Shah Alam II.

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Ahmad Shah Durrani and his coalition defeat the Maratha Confederacy.

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January 14

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1236 – King Henry III of England marries Eleanor of Provence.

1236 – King Henry III of England marries Eleanor of Provence.

1761 – The Third Battle of Panipat is fought in India between the Afghans under Ahmad Shah Durrani and the Marathas.

December 16

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Succeeded by his infant grandson Theudoald, while his widow Plectrude holds actual power in the Frankish Kingdom.

Succeeded by his infant grandson Theudoald, while his widow Plectrude holds actual power in the Frankish Kingdom.

1761 – Seven Years' War: After a four-month siege, the Russians under Pyotr Rumyantsev take the Prussian fortress of Kołobrzeg.

Sofia Kovalevskaya

1850

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April

April

Sofia Kovalevskaya
Mary Noailles Murfree
Mihai Eminescu
Fanny Davenport
Hans von Pechmann
Alice Moore McComas
Karl Ferdinand Braun
Rose Hartwick Thorpe
Robert Louis Stevenson
Daoguang Emperor
William Wordsworth
Marie Tussaud
Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge
José de San Martín
Honoré de Balzac
Louis Philippe I
Sarah Biffen

William Joseph Chaminade, French Catholic priest (b. 1761)

March 31

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307 – After divorcing his wife Minervina, Constantine marries Fausta, daughter of the retired Roman emperor Maximian.

307 – After divorcing his wife Minervina, Constantine marries Fausta, daughter of the retired Roman emperor Maximian.

1761 – The 1761 Lisbon earthquake strikes off the Iberian Peninsula with an estimated magnitude of 8.5, six years after another quake destroyed the city.

March 8

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1010 – Ferdowsi completes his epic poem Shahnameh.

1010 – Ferdowsi completes his epic poem Shahnameh.

1761 – Jan Potocki, Polish ethnologist, historian, linguist, and author (d. 1815)

July 24: Battle of Denain

1712

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In the Swedish calendar it began as a leap year starting on Monday and remained so until Thursday, February 29.

In the Swedish calendar it began as a leap year starting on Monday and remained so until Thursday, February 29.

July 24: Battle of Denain
Ludwig van Beethoven (1712–1773) born 5 January
Frederick the Great born 24 January
Tokugawa Ieshige born 28 January
Nasir Jung born 26 February
Louis-Joseph de Montcalm born 28 February
Empress Xiaoxianchun born 28 March
Devasahayam Pillai born 23 April
Thomas Cotes (Royal Navy officer) born 4 June
Benjamin Ingham born 11 June
George Grenville born 14 October
John Thomas (bishop of Rochester) born 14 October
Joanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp born 24 October
Francesco Algarotti born 11 December
Peter Boehler born 31 December
Jan van der Heyden
Richard Cromwell
Giovanni Domenico Cassini

January 28 – Tokugawa Ieshige, ninth shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan (d. 1761)

February 28: Battle of Helsingborg.

1710

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Common year starting on Saturday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.

Common year starting on Saturday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.

February 28: Battle of Helsingborg.
December 11: Battle of Villaviciosa
Map of North America in 1710
Jakob Langebek born 23 January
Louis XV of France born 15 February
György Klimó born 4 April
Peter Anton von Verschaffelt born 8 May
John Cruger Jr. born 18 July
William Heberden born 13 August
Abraham Trembley born 3 September
Anne-Marie du Boccage born 22 October
Adam Gottlob Moltke born 10 November
Paolo Renier born 21 November
Carlo Bertinazzi born 2 December
Ole Rømer

May 23 – François Gaspard Adam, French rococo sculptor (d. 1761)

January 16: Battle of Corunna

1809

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Concluded.

Concluded.

January 16: Battle of Corunna
February 11: Robert Fulton patents steamboat
Louis Braille
Edgar Allan Poe
Felix Mendelssohn
Abraham Lincoln
Charles Darwin
Kit Carson
Joseph Haydn
Thomas Paine
Daniel Lambert
Matthew Boulton

January 16 – John Moore, British general (killed in battle) (b. 1761)

January 17

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38 BC – Octavian divorces his wife Scribonia and marries Livia Drusilla, ending the fragile peace between the Second Triumvirate and Sextus Pompey.

38 BC – Octavian divorces his wife Scribonia and marries Livia Drusilla, ending the fragile peace between the Second Triumvirate and Sextus Pompey.

1761 – Sir James Hall, 4th Baronet, Scottish geologist and geophysicist (d. 1832)

May 14

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1027 – Robert II of France names his son Henry I as junior King of the Franks.

1027 – Robert II of France names his son Henry I as junior King of the Franks.

1761 – Samuel Dexter, American lawyer and politician, 4th United States Secretary of War, 3rd United States Secretary of the Treasury (d. 1816)