1766 in History
February 11 Stamp Act declared unconstitutional in Virginia
February 14 Dutch governor Falck signs Treaty of Batticaloa with rebels
March 5 Don Antonio de Ulloa takes possession of Louisiana Terr from French
March 8 Willem V (18) becomes governor of United Provinces
March 17 Britain repeals Stamp Act
March 18 Britain repeals the Stamp Act
April 8 1st fire escape patented, wicker basket on a pulley and chain
May 9 John Byron back in England after trip around the world
July 9 English premier Rockingham resigns
July 18 Society of the Dutch Literary forms
November 25 Pope Clement XIII warns On dangers of anti-Christian writings
December 5 London auctioneers Christie's hold their 1st sale