1763

Year 1763 (MDCCLXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1763

January - June


* February 1 - The Royal Colony of North Carolina officially creates Mecklenburg County from the western portion of Anson County. The county is named for Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, who married King George III in 1761.
* February 10 - French and Indian War: The 1763 Treaty of Paris ends the war and France cedes Canada to Great Britain.
* February 15 - The Treaty of Hubertusburg puts an end to the Seven Years' War between Prussia and Austria and their allies.
* February 23 - The Berbice Slave Uprising starts in the former Dutch colony of Berbice.
* March 1 - Charles Townshend becomes President of the Board of Trade in the British government.
* May 7 - Chief Pontiac begins the "Conspiracy of Pontiac" by attacking British forces at Fort Detroit.
* June 2 - Pontiac's Rebellion: At what is now Mackinaw City, Michigan, Chippewas capture Fort Michilimackinac by diverting the garrison's attention with a game of lacrosse, then chasing a ball into the fort.
* June 28 - An earthquake occurs in Komarom, Hungary.

July - December


* August 5 - Pontiac's War - Battle of Bushy Run: British forces led by Henry Bouquet defeat Chief Pontiac's Indians at Bushy Run in the Pennsylvania backcountry.
* September 1 - Catherine II of Russia endorses Ivan Betskoy's plans for a Foundling Home in Moscow.
* October 7 - The Royal Proclamation of 1763 is issued by King George III, restricting American settlement westward.

Undated

* Bayes' theorem is first published.
* Fire in Smyrna, Turkey destroys 2,600 houses.
* Mir Kasim of Bengal destroys the English garrison in Patna.
* The English defeat Mir Kasim at Katwah, Murshidabad, Giria, Sooty, Udayanala and Monghyr.

Births


* January 8 - Edmond Charles Genêt, French ambassador to the United States during the French Revolution (d. 1834)
* January 24 - Louis Alexandre Andrault de Langeron, Russian general (d. 1831)
* January 26 - Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte, Marshal of France, King Charles XIV John of Sweden, and Charles III John of Norway (d. 1844)
* February 14 - Jean Victor Marie Moreau, French general (d. 1813)
* March 9 - William Cobbett, English journalist and author (d. 1835)
* March 13 - Guillaume Marie Anne Brune, Marshal of France (d. 1815)
* March 21 - Jean Paul, German writer (d. 1825)
* May 7 - Józef Antoni Poniatowski, Polish prince and Marshal of France (d. 1813)
* May 21 - Joseph Fouché, French statesman (d. 1820)
* June 20 - Theobald Wolfe Tone, Irish patriot (d. 1798)
* June 23 - Josephine de Beauharnais, Empress of France (d. 1814)
* July 17 - John Jacob Astor, German-born entrepreneur (d. 1848)
* August 17 - Dmitry Senyavin, Russian admiral (d. 1831)
* December 25 - Claude Chappe, French telecommunication pioneer (d. 1805)
* December 28 - John Molson, Canadian entrepreneur (d. 1836)
* December 31 - Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, French admiral (d. 1806)

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Deaths


* January 11 - Caspar Abel, German theologian, historian, and poet (b. 1676)
* January 22 - John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville, English statesman (b. 1690)
* January 29 - Louis Racine, French poet (b. 1692)
* February 11 - William Shenstone, English poet (b. 1714)
* February 12 - Pierre de Marivaux, French writer (b. 1688)
* May 3 - George Psalmanazar, British impostor (b. c. 1679)
* August 21 - Charles Wyndham, 2nd Earl of Egremont, British statesman (b. 1710)
* September 26 - John Byrom, English poet (b. 1692)
* October 28 - Heinrich, count von Brühl, German statesman (b. 1700)
* November 23 - Friedrich Graf von Seckendorf, German soldier (b. 1673)
* December 17 - Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony (b. 1722)
* December 23 - Antoine François Prévost, writer (b. 1697)

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