February 29 » Polish nobles form the Bar Confederation.
April 4 » In London, Philip Astley stages the first modern circus.
May 10 » Rioting occurs in London after John Wilkes is imprisoned for writing an article for The North Briton severely criticizing King George III.
August 26 » Captain James Cook sets sail from England on board HMSEndeavour.
November 5 » Treaty of Fort Stanwix, the purpose of which is to adjust the boundary line between Indian lands and white settlements set forth in the Royal Proclamation of 1763 in the Thirteen Colonies.
December 28 » King Taksin's coronation achieved through conquest as a king of Thailand and established Thonburi as a capital.
Weather December 29, 1768
The temperature on December 29, 1768 was about 5.0 °C. There was 4 mm of rainWind direction mainly west by south. Weather type: regen omtrent helder.
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