Historical Events in 1721

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Jan 25th Tsar Peter the Great ends Russian-orthodox patriarchy

Russian Tsar Peter the Great
Russian Tsar
Peter the Great
  • Mar 9th English Chancellor Exchequer John Aislabie confined in London Tower

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Mar 24th Johann Sebastian Bach dedicates his Brandenburg Concertos (to the Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt)

  • Mar 27th France & Spain sign Treaty of Madrid
  • Apr 3rd Robert Walpole becomes Britain's 1st Lord of the Treasury - effective Prime Minister, although that term was never officially used (indeed, it was considered an insult) until much later.
  • May 8th Michelangiolo dei Conti replaces Pope Clement XI, as Innocent XIII
  • May 25th John Copson becomes America's 1st insurance agent
  • May 29th South Carolina formally incorporated as a royal colony
  • Jun 13th England signs Treaty of Madrid
  • Jun 26th Dr Zabdiel Boylston gives 1st smallpox inoculations in America
  • Aug 30th Russian/Swedish Peace of Nystad, ends North Sea War
  • Oct 22nd Tsar Peter the Great becomes "All-Russian Imperator"
  • Nov 1st Prince Eugenius of Savoye unveals statue of himself