1757 in History
January 2 British troops occupy Calcutta India
January 5 Failed assassination attempt on French king Louis XV by Damiens
January 17 German Diet declares war on Prussia
March 17 Prince Mas Said of Mataram surrenders to Mangkubumi in Java
April 6 English king George II fires minister William Pitt, Sr.
May 1 Austria and France divide Prussia
May 6 Battle at Prague: Frederik II of Prussia beats emperor army
June 18 Battle at Kolin Bohemia: Austrian army beats Prussia
June 23 Robert Clive defeats Indians at Plassey, wins control of Bengal
July 26 Battle at Hastenbeck: French army beats duke of Cumberland
August 9 English Ft. William Henry, New York, surrenders to French and Indians troops
August 30 Battle at Gross Jagerndorf: Russian army beats Prussia
October 16 Austrian troops occupy Berlin
November 5 Battle at Rossbach (7 year war/French and Indian War)
November 28 England condemns ceasefire of Kloster-Seven
December 5 Battle at Leuthen: Prussian army beats Austrians