Historical Events for Year 1734

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Events 1 - 9 of 9

Jan 8th - Premiere of George Frideric Handel's Ariodante at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Mar 10th - Spanish army under Don Carlos (III) draws into Naples
May 20th - 1st Jockey Club forms in SC
Jun 17th - French troops occupy Philipsburg at Rhine
Jun 21st - In Montreal in New France (today primarily Quebec), a black slave known by the French name of Marie-Joseph Angélique, having been convicted of the arson that destroyed much of the city, is tortured and hanged by the French authorities in a public ceremony that involved her disgrace and the amputation of a hand.
Jun 30th - Russian army occupies Danzig
Nov 8th - Vincent la Chapelle, master cook to various nobility and royalty, forms Free Masons Lodge in Netherlands
Nov 17th - John Zenger, arrested for libel against NY col gov; later acquitted
Dec 13th - Britain & Russia sign trade agreement

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