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June 19 – The Albany Convention of New England Colonies proposes an American Union Britain and its colonies adopted a new Marriage Act that formulated many of the rules of modern marriage. Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Mahmud I 1730-1754 to Osman III 1754-1757 Beginning of the French and Indian War in North America. July – Columbia University founded as Kings College by royal charter of King George II of England. The college was originally in Lower Manhattan. Instruction was suspended in 1776 and the school would be reopened in 1784 as Columbia College. With the colleges gro ...