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1763 was 108 years before the founding of the City of Birmingham.


  • The Treaty of Paris was signed, ending the French and Indian War and bringing the northwestern portion of what would become Alabama under British control.
  • The Royal Proclamation of 1763 is issued by King George III, temporarily restricting American settlement westward. What would become northern Alabama became part of the Indian Reserve.





In 1763, the French and Indian War ended. The Treaty of Hubertusburg put an end to the Seven Years' War between Prussia and Austria and their allies.

Notable births in 1763 included journalist and author William Cobbett, writer Jean Paul, French empress Joséphine de Beauharnais, and inventor Claude Chappe. Notable deaths included poet William Shenstone, writer Pierre de Marivaux, and poet John Byrom.

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