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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1755 AD

January

January 12: Tsarina Elisabeth establishes 1st Russian University

February

February 13: Rebel leader Mangkubuni signs Treaty of Gianti Java

March

March 12: 1st steam engine in America installed, to pump water from a mine
March 17: Transylvania Land Co. buys Kentucky for $50,000 from a Cherokee chief

April

April 26: 1st Russian university opens (Moscow)

June

June 14: 1e edition of Dr. Johnsons "Dictionary"
June 16: British capture Fort Beausejour, expel Acadians
June 29: 515 prominant filipinos baptized as Catholic
June 30: Philippines close all non-catholic Chinese restaurants

July

July 9: Battle at Duquesne (Pittsburgh): French troops beat British
July 9: British General E. Braddock mortally wounded during French and Indian War
July 15: French ambassador recalled from London

September

September 8: Battle at Lake George: English army beats France
September 18: Ft. Ticonderoga, New York opens
September 19: England and Russia sign military agreement

November

November 1: Lisbon earthquake kills more than 50,000
November 14: Henry Fox appointed English Secretary of State
November 18: Worst quake in Mass Bay area strikes Boston; no deaths report
November 20: English minister William Pitt Sr resigns
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