The year 1757 (one thousand seven hundred and fifty-seven) in the Gregorian calendar is a common year beginning on Saturday. This is the year 1757 AD, the 757th year of the 2nd millennium, the 57th year of the 18th century, the 7th year of the 6th decade of the 18th century, the 8th year of the 1750s. It ended 265 years ago.
1757-1762 - British Prime Minister Thomas Newcastle (secondary).
October - the capture of Berlin by the Austrian troops during the Seven Years' War.
Summer - The Russian army entered East Prussia. August - The victory of Russian troops over the Prussians at Gross-Egersdorf. November - Frederick's victory over the French at the Battle of Rosbach.
1757-1772 - Mamluk ruler of Egypt Ali Bey Al-Kabir (1728-1773).
1757-1774 - Sultan of Turkey Mustafa III.
1757-1758 - The campaign of Ahmed Shah of Afghanistan. Ahmed extended his power to Sirhind, plundered Delhi and left the Mogul with only nominal power.
1757-1779 - Continuous wars in the Khiva Khanate between the Turkmen and Uzbek feudal lords.
January - The British occupied Calcutta, defeated the troops of the Nawab. February 9 - Peace treaty. Suraj granted the company additional privileges and undertook to pay damages. Clive attacked Chandernagore and expelled the French from there. He organized a conspiracy against Suraj (commander of the Bengali troops Mir Jafar, banker Omichand and others).
June 23 - At the battle of Plassey, the troops of the English East India Company defeated the Bengal army. Defeat of the Bengalis. Suraj-ad-Daula was captured and executed. Mir Jafar became Nawab by signing an indentured contract with the company. Nawab Auda Shuja ad-Dawla invaded Bengal, but his troops were defeated by the sepoys and the British.
December 5 - Victory of Frederick II over the Austrian troops of Charles of Lorraine at Leuthen.
Campaign of the Qing troops against the Dzungars. Occupation of Yamatu, Kulji. Amursana fled to Russia, where he died.
Closing all ports in China (except Canton) to foreign trade. Factories of Europeans have been liquidated, entry into China of foreigners is prohibited.
Mangku-Negoro, satisfied with promises and some concessions, went to an agreement with the Dutch. End of the rebellion in Java.
The Ural city of Kyshtym was founded
See also: Category:Born in 1757
January 11 – Alexander Hamilton