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  • Erfstadhouder Prins Willem V (Willem Batavus) (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1751 till 1795 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • Regentes Anna (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1751 till 1759 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • February 13 » Treaty of Giyanti signed by VOC, Pakubuwono III and Prince Mangkubumi. The treaty divides the Javanese kingdom of Mataram into 2: Sunanate of Surakarta and Sultanate of Yogyakarta.
  • July 9 » The Braddock Expedition is soundly defeated by a smaller French and Native American force in its attempt to capture Fort Duquesne in what is now downtown Pittsburgh.
  • July 25 » British governor Charles Lawrence and the Nova Scotia Council order the deportation of the Acadians.
  • August 10 » Under the orders of Charles Lawrence, the British Army begins to forcibly deport the Acadians from Nova Scotia to the Thirteen Colonies.
  • September 8 » French and Indian War: Battle of Lake George.
  • November 1 » In Portugal, Lisbon is totally devastated by a massive earthquake and tsunami, killing between 60,000 and 90,000 people.
Weather

The temperature on October 12, 1755 was about 12.0 °C. Wind direction mainly east by south. Weather type: omtrent helder.

Source: KNMI



Born on October 12

Died on October 12

Names that were popular for boys in 1755
  • Jan
  • Joannes
  • Pieter
  • Johannes
  • Hendrik
  • Cornelis
  • Jacob
  • Willem
  • Petrus
  • Gerrit
  • Jacobus
  • Jean
  • Dirk
  • Johann
  • Pierre
Names that were popular for girls in 1755
  • Maria
  • Anna
  • Marie
  • Johanna
  • Catharina
  • Joanna
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Grietje
  • Neeltje
  • Trijntje
  • Adriana
  • Aaltje
  • Antje
  • Jannetje