What Happened In March 1765 In History
Historical Events for March, 1765
- 9th » After a campaign by the writer Voltaire, judges in Paris posthumously exonerate Jean Calas of murdering his son. Calas had been tortured and executed in 1762 on the charge, though his son may have actually committed suicide.
- 22nd » The Parliament of Great Britain British Parliament passes the Stamp Act 1765 Stamp Act that introduces a tax to be levied directly on its British colonization of the Americas American colonies.
- 24th » American Revolution: The Kingdom of Great Britain passes the Quartering Act, which requires the Thirteen Colonies to house Armed Forces of the United Kingdom known as British troops.
Famous Birthdays on March in 1765
- 7th » Nicéphore Niépce, French inventor, invented photography (d. 1833)
- 27th » Franz Xaver von Baader, German philosopher and theologian (d. 1841)
Famous Deaths for March 1765
- 3rd » William Stukeley, English archaeologist (b. 1687)
- 14th » Ayagawa Gorōji, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 2nd Makuuchi Yokozuna called Yokozuna (b. 1703)
Year 1765 events in history for the month of March
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