Events in History in 1738

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  • Mar 28 Parliament sends an address to the king requesting that he demand redress from Spain (War of Jenkin's Ear)
  • Apr 15 Bottle opener invented
  • Apr 18 Real Academia de la Historia ("Royal Academy of History") founded in Madrid.
  • May 9 Britain sends fleet to the Mediterranean Sea & West Indies

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May 24 John Wesley is converted, launching the Methodist movement; the day is celebrated annually by Methodists as Aldersgate Day.

Evangelist John Wesley
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  • May 25 A treaty between Pennsylvania and Maryland ends the Conojocular War with settlement of a boundary dispute and exchange of prisoners.
  • May 27 Turkish troops occupy Orsova & Ochakov
  • Jul 20 North America: French explorer Pierre Gaultier de Varennes et de la VĂ©rendrye reaches the western shore of Lake Michigan.
  • Aug 2 France offers emperor Karel VI mediation in war against Turkey
  • Nov 18 France & Austria sign peace treaty
  • Dec 9 Jews are expelled from Breslau Silesia