battle of Plassey


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the victory in 1757 by the British under Clive over Siraj-ud-daula that established British supremacy over Bengal

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But profits needed to be defended, and the century that followed the Battle of Plassey was a bloody one indeed.
1757: e Battle of Plassey took place in Bengal, with victory for the British, led by Clive of India, over Indian forces - laying the foundations of the British Empire in India.
Also on This Day: 1757: British troops under Clive overthrew the Nawab of Bengal at at Battle of Plassey paving the way for the British Empire in India; 1894: Birth of the Duke of Windsor, who briefly reigned as Edward VIII in 1936; 1916: Birth of cricketer Sir Leonard Hutton, English cricket's first professional captain; 1924: Death of Cecil James Sharp, founder of the English Folk Society; 1951: British diplomats Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean fled to USSR; 1985: Sikh terrorist bomb explosion killed 325 in Air India Boeing 747 flying from Canada.
Clive of India" established British control over Bengal following the battle of Plassey in 1757 and at the same time lined his pockets with a very large amount of money that came from "presents" he obtained from local rulers.
1757: The Battle of Plassey took place in Bengal with victory for the British, led by Clive of India, over Indian forces.
Anniversaries: 1757: British troops under Clive overthrew the Nawab of Bengal at at Battle of Plassey paving the way for the British Empire in India; 1848: Adolphe Sax awarded a patent for the saxophone; 1894: Birth of the Duke of Windsor, who briefly reigned as Edward VIII in 1936; 1916: Birth of cricketer Sir Leonard Hutton, English cricket's first professional captain; 1951: British diplomats Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean fled to USSR; 1985: Sikh terrorist bomb explosion killed 325 in Air India Boeing 747 flying from Canada.
1757 The Battle of Plassey took place in Bengal, with victory for the British, laying the foundations of the British Empire in India.
1757: The British, under Robert Clive, were victorious in the Battle of Plassey at Bengal, thus laying the foundations of the British Empire in India.
Anniversaries: 1757: British troops under Clive overthrew the Nawab of Bengal at at Battle of Plassey paving the way for the British Empire in India; 1848: Adolphe Sax awarded a patent for the saxophone; 1894: Birth of the Duke of Windsor, who briefly reigned as Edward VIII in 1936; 1916: Birth of cricketer Sir Leonard Hutton, English cricket's first professional captain; 1924: Death of Cecil James Sharp, founder of the English Folk Dance Society; 1951: British diplomats Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean fled to USSR; 1985: Sikh terrorist bomb explosion killed 325 in Air India Boeing 747 flying from Canada.
Robert Clive, one of the founders of British rule in India in the 18th century, is believed to have acquired the objects from the treasury of the Nawab of Bengal when he defeated him at the battle of Plassey in 1757.
NATIONAL DAY OF LUXEMBOURG 1757 The Battle of Plassey took place in Bengal, with victory for the British, under Robert Clive,over Indian forces - thus laying the foundations of the British Empire in India.
Robert Clive was the victor of the Battle of Plassey in June 1757, when he defeated the Nawab of Bengal.
Sunday 1757 The Battle of Plassey took place in Bengal, with victory for the British under Robert Clive over Indian forces - thus laying the foundations of the British Empire in India.