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- The East India Company is granted Diwani (lordship) over Bengal by the Mughal Emperor. Through this act, the Company gains the effective control over the neighbouring province Bihar.
- One of the two Kinfolk wolves accompanying Blackfang in his reign of terror as the Beast of Gevaudan is slain by Antoine de Beauterne, a renowned wolfhunter and game warden. The French thing that Blackfang himself has been killed and celebrate, but Blackfang soon begins to kill again.