1760 in History
January 8 Comet C/1760 A1 (Great comet) approaches within 0.0682 AUs of Earth
January 9 Afghans defeat Marathas in battle of Barari Ghat
January 22 Battle at Wandewash India: British troops beat French
February 16 Native American hostages killed in Ft. Prince George
March 5 Princess Carolina marries General Charles Christian van Nassau-Weilburg
March 20 Great Fire of Boston destroys 349 buildings
June 10 New York passes 1st effective law regulating practice of medicine
June 23 Battle of Landshut Silesia: Austria beats Prussia
July 26 Austrian troops occupy Fort Glatz Silezie
August 4 Battle at Leignitz: Prussia beats Austria and Russia
August 7 Ft. Loudon, Tennessee surrenders to Cherokee Indians
August 15 Battle at Leignitz: Prussia beats Austria and Russia
September 8 French army gives Montreal to General Jeffrey Amherst
September 28 Russian and Austrian army occupies Berlin
October 2 Russian/Austrian army evacuates Berlin
October 9 Russian/Austrian army occupies Berlin
October 10 Suriname Colonial Regime signs treaty with Aukaners (ex-slaves)
October 13 Russian/Austrian army evacuates Berlin
October 23 1st Jewish prayer books printed in U.S.
October 25 George III ascends British throne
November 3 Battle at Torgau, Saxony: Prussia beats Austria
November 29 French commandant Belatre surrenders Detroit to Major R Rogers
December 25 Juptier Hammon, New York slave, publishes poetry in "An Evening Throught"