What is special about 1775?

These are the things that happened in 1775 on doctor who but obviously not in the actual year.

Little key:

Red - People

Blue - Event

  • The American War of Independence begins. The Rani is present in the American colonies at some point in the conflict, extracting chemicals from the brains of humans. (DW: The Mark of the Rani)
  • JMW Turner is born. The Rani will use a screen bearing one of his landscapes as part of a booby-trap to guard her TARDIS. (DW: The Mark of the Rani)
  • Thomas Liddell, later First Baron Ravensworth, is born. He will host a conference at Killingworth of the great architects of the Industrial Revolution which the Master and the Rani will attempt to sabotage. (DW: The Mark of the Rani)