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.
June 21 » James Otis Jr. offends the King and Parliament in a speech to the Massachusetts General Court.
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 1 » The former slave ship Fredensborg sinks off Tromøya in Norway.
December 10 » The first edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica is published.
Weather May 14, 1768
The temperature on May 14, 1768 was about 8.0 °C. Wind direction mainly northwest. Weather type: zeer betrokken omtrent helder.
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