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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)
  • Regent Lodewijk Ernst (Hertog van Brunswijk-Wolfenbüttel) was from 1759 till 1766 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • January 25 » Port Egmont, the first British settlement in the Falkland Islands near the southern tip of South America, is founded.
  • March 9 » 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.
  • March 22 » The British Parliament passes the Stamp Act that introduces a tax to be levied directly on its American colonies.
  • March 24 » Great Britain passes the Quartering Act, which requires the Thirteen Colonies to house British troops.
  • August 12 » Treaty of Allahabad is signed. The Treaty marks the political and constitutional involvement and the beginning of Company rule in India.
  • November 1 » The British Parliament enacts the Stamp Act on the Thirteen Colonies in order to help pay for British military operations in North America.
Weather

The temperature on August 11, 1765 was about 16.0 °C. Wind direction mainly north. Weather type: zeer betrokken.

Source: KNMI



Born on August 11

Died on August 11

Names that were popular for boys in 1765
  • Jan
  • Pieter
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Johannes
  • Joannes
  • Willem
  • Jacob
  • Petrus
  • Gerrit
  • Jacobus
  • Jean
  • Klaas
  • Johann
  • Pierre
Names that were popular for girls in 1765
  • Maria
  • Anna
  • Johanna
  • Marie
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Joanna
  • Catharina
  • Trijntje
  • Grietje
  • Neeltje
  • Aaltje
  • Antje
  • Adriana
  • Elizabeth