Historical Events in 1721

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Jan 25 Tsar Peter the Great ends Russian-orthodox patriarchy

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

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Mar 24 Johann Sebastian Bach dedicates his Brandenburg Concertos to Christian Ludwig, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt

  • Mar 27 France & Spain sign Treaty of Madrid

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Apr 3 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.

1st British Prime Minister Robert Walpole
1st British Prime Minister
Robert Walpole
  • May 8 Michelangiolo dei Conti replaces Pope Clement XI, as Innocent XIII
  • May 25 John Copson becomes America's 1st insurance agent
  • May 29 South Carolina formally incorporated as a royal colony
  • Jun 13 England signs Treaty of Madrid
  • Jun 26 Dr Zabdiel Boylston gives 1st smallpox inoculations in America
  • Aug 30 Russian/Swedish Peace of Nystad, ends North Sea War
  • Oct 22 Tsar Peter the Great becomes "All-Russian Imperator"
  • Nov 1 Prince Eugenius of Savoye unveals statue of himself