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Events in History

  • Apr 6 Denmark signs Covenant of Hannover
  • May 7 Jews are expelled from Ukraine by Empress Catherine I of Russia
  • May 29 Peter II becomes Tsar of Russia aged 11
  • May 31 France, Britain & Netherlands sign accord of Paris
  • Jun 13 Spain underwrites Preliminairy of Paris
  • Jul 17 Simon van Slingelandt appointed Dutch pension advisor
  • Sep 8 A barn fire during a puppet show in the village of Burwell in Cambridgeshire, England kills 78 people, many of whom are children.
  • Oct 21 Russian & Chinese accord to correct boundaries
  • Oct 29 Severe earthquake in New England
  • Nov 12 France & Bavaria renew secret treaty
  • Nov 15 NY General assembly permits Jews to omit phrase "upon the faith of a Christian" from abjuration oath

Birthdays in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 2 James Wolfe, Westerham, Kent, England, British Army officer, defeated the French in Canada and captured Quebec

British Army Officer James Wolfe
British Army Officer
James Wolfe
  • Feb 16 Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian scientist (d. 1817)
  • Mar 28 Maximilian III Jozef, Elector of Bayern (1745-77)
  • Apr 3 Philippe-Lambert-Joseph Spruyt, Flemish painter/engraver
  • Apr 7 Michel Adanson, French botanist (d. 1806)
  • May 10 Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, French minister of Finance (17.. -76)
  • May 14 Thomas Gainsborough, English painter (Blue Boy), baptized
  • Aug 14 Henriette-Anne of France, daughter of king Louis XV (d. 1752)
  • Aug 14 Louise-Elisabeth of France, daughter of king Louis XV (d. 1759)
  • Nov 1 Ivan Ivanovich Shuvalov, founder of the Moscow University (d. 1797)
  • Nov 18 Philibert Commer├žon, French naturalist (d. 1773)
  • Dec 22 William Ellery, US attorney/signer (Declar of Independence)

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 28 Philosopher Jonathan Edwards (23) weds Sarah Pierpont

Christian Preacher and Philosopher Jonathan Edwards
Christian Preacher and Philosopher
Jonathan Edwards

Deaths in History

  • Jan 20 John van Bylevelt, Catholic apostole, dies
  • Feb 13 William Wotton, English scholar (b. 1666)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 31 Isaac Newton, English physicist/astronomer, dies in London at 84

Physicist & Mathematician Isaac Newton
Physicist & Mathematician
Isaac Newton
  • May 2 Paul Aler, French jesuit/poet (Gradus ad Parnassum), dies at 70
  • May 6 Catharina I, Latvia tsarina of Russia, dies at about 42
  • May 17 Catherine I, Empress of Russia (1725-27), dies
  • Jun 8 August Hermann Francke, German Protestant minister (b. 1663)
  • Jun 10 George Ludwig, German monarch of Hannover/king of England, dies at 67

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 11 King George I of Great Britain (b. 1660)

King George I
King
George I
  • Jun 14 Cornelis Cruys, Norwegian/Dutch admiral, dies at 70
  • Jul 23 Simon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain
  • Aug 4 Victor-Maurice, comte de Broglie, French general (b. 1647)
  • Aug 6 Francois Valentijn, vicar/writer, dies at 61
  • Sep 17 Gl├╝ckel of Hameln, German businesswoman (b. 1647)
  • Sep 25 Jacques Abbadie, French theologist, dies at about 73
  • Nov 10 Alphonse de Tonty, French explorer and American settler (b. 1659)