1765 in History
January 11 Frisia bans Voltaires "Traite sur la tolerance"
January 16 Charles Messier catalogs M41 (galactic cluster in Canis Major)
March 22 Stamp Act passed; 1st direct British tax on colonists
March 24 Britain enacts Quartering Act, required colonists to provide temporary housing to British soldiers
May 3 1st U.S. medical college opens in Philadelphia
May 7 Adm Nelsons sailboat HMS Victory runs aground
May 29 Patrick Henry historic speech against the Stamp Act, answering a cry of "Treason!" with, "If this be treason, make the most of it!"
August 14 Mass colonists challenge British rule by an Elm (Liberty Tree)
October 7 Stamp Act Congress convenes in New York
October 19 Stamp Act Congress met in New York, wrote declaration of rights and liberties
November 1 Stamp Act goes into effect in British colonies
November 23 People of Frederick County Md refuse to pay England's Stamp tax