What Happened in 1756

  • Seven Years' War

    The Seven Years' War was a major military conflict that lasted from 1756, as a result of the French and Indian War that erupted in North America in... Read more

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is Born

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (German: [ˈvɔlfɡaŋ amaˈdeus ˈmoːtsart], full baptismal name Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart (27 January... Read more

  • Battle Of Fort Bull

    The Battle of Fort Bull was a French attack on the British-held Fort Bull on 27 March 1756, early in the French and Indian War. Lt.... Read more

  • Battle Of Sideling Hill

    The Battle of Sideling Hill was an engagement between British colonial militia and a band of Native Americans that had recently attacked Fort... Read more

  • Battle Of Great Cacapon

    The Battle of Great Cacapon (or Mercer's Massacre) was fought on April 18, 1756 between Colonel George Washington's Virginia Regiment and French... Read more

  • John Trumbull Is Born

    American soldier, diplomat, author, and painter John Trumbull was born on June 6, 1756, in Lebanon, Connecticut. Trumbull is best known for his... Read more

  • Battle Of Fort Oswego

    The Battle of Fort Oswego was one in a series of early French victories in the North American theatre of the Seven Years' War won in spite of New... Read more

  • Kittanning Expedition

    The Kittanning Expedition, also known as the Armstrong Expedition or the Battle of Kittanning was a raid during the French and Indian War that led... Read more