Historical Events in 1712

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  • Feb 29th February 29 is followed by February 30 in Sweden, in a move to abolish the Swedish calendar for a return to the Old style.
  • Apr 7th Slave revolt (NYC)
  • May 17th Maximilian Emanuel of Bavaria honored as "sovereign of Netherlands"
  • May 22nd Emperor Karel VI crowned king of Hungary
  • Jul 17th England, Portugal & France sign ceasefire [or 19th]
  • Jul 20th The Riot Act takes effect in Great Britain.
  • Jul 24th Battle at Denain: France under Villars beat Dutch army

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Oct 3rd The Duke of Montrose issues a warrant for the arrest of Rob Roy MacGregor.

Folk Hero and Outlaw Rob Roy
Folk Hero and Outlaw
Rob Roy
  • Oct 4th Utrecht banishes poor Jews
  • Oct 8th French privateer Jacques Cassard seen on Suriname coast
  • Nov 2nd Suriname government gives French hijacker Jacques Cassard, ƒ682,800