1757

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July 1, 2022

1757 was a simple year.

Events

January

January 2 — Great Britain captures Calcutta, India.

February

March

April

May

May 6 — Battle of Prague

June

June 23 — The British, with the victory in the Battle of Plassey, the Indian governor of Bengal, consolidated their power in eastern India.

July

August

September

October

November

December

December 5 — Battle of Leyten

Births

April

November 28 — William Blake, English writer and painter

Death

Days of Remembrance

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