Historical Events for Year 1716

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Jan 8th - Dutch gang leader "Sjako" arrested
Feb 6th - Britain & Netherlands renew alliance
Feb 10th - Scottish pretender to the throne James III Edward returns to France
Apr 15th - Great Northern War: Prussian troops occupy Swedish controlled German port of Wismar
Jun 5th - England & Emperor Karel VI signs military treaty
Jun 6th - 1st slaves arrive in Louisiana
Jun 25th - Eugenius of Savoye named land guardian of Austrian Netherlands
Jul 8th - Great Northern War: Battle of Dynekilen, a Danish-Norwegian force under Peter Tordenskjold trapped and defeated a similar Swedish force
Jul 18th - Decree orders all Jews expelled from Brussels
Aug 5th - Battle of Petrovaradin/Peterwardein: Habsburgs under Eugene of Savoy defeat the Turks in a decisive victory
Sep 6th - 1st lighthouse built in north America (Boston)
Sep 14th - 1st lighthouse in American colonies lit (Boston Harbor)
Oct 9th - Britain & France sign treaty
Oct 13th - Hungarian Emperor Karel VI's troops occupy Temesvar
Nov 3rd - Pacification Treaty of Warsaw: Tsar Peter the Great guarantees Saxon monarch August I's Polish kingdom
Russian Tsar Peter the GreatRussian Tsar Peter the Great Nov 26th - 1st lion exhibited in America (Boston)

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