1755 events in history

Jan 25 Moscow University is established on Tatiana Day
Apr 2 Commodore William James captures the Maratha fortress of Suvarnadurg on west coast of India
Apr 15 Samuel Johnson's A Dictionary of the English Language is published in London
May 15 Laredo, Texas is established by the Spaniards
Jun 16 French and Indian War: the French surrender Fort Beauséjour to the British, leading to the expulsion of the Acadians
Jul 9 French and Indian War: Braddock Expedition – British troops and colonial militiamen are ambushed and suffer a devastating defeat by French and Native American forces
Jul 25 British governor Charles Lawrence and the Nova Scotia Council order the deportation of the Acadians. Thousands of Acadians are sent to the British Colonies in America, France and England. Some later move to Louisiana, while others resettle in New Brunswick
Aug 10 Under the orders of Charles Lawrence, the British Army begins to forcibly deport the Acadians from Nova Scotia to the Thirteen Colonies
Sep 8 French and Indian War: Battle of Lake George
Nov 1 In Portugal, Lisbon is totally devastated by a massive earthquake and tsunami, killing between 60,000 and 90,000 people
Nov 25 King Ferdinand VI of Spain grants royal protection to the Beaterio de la Compañia de Jesus, now known as the Congregation of the Religious of the Virgin Mary
Dec 2 The second Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed by fire