Historical Events for Year 1721

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Jan 25th - Tsar Peter the Great ends Russian-orthodox patriarchy
Mar 9th - English Chancellor Exchequer John Aislabie confined in London Tower
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

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