On This Day

What Happened in 1713

Historical Events

  • Jan 30 England & Netherlands sign 2nd anti-French boundary treaty
  • Feb 1 The Kalabalik or Tumult in Bendery results from the Ottoman sultan's order that his unwelcome guest, King Charles XII of Sweden, be seized.
  • Feb 10 Netherlands & Britain sign accord concerning anti-French Barrier [OS=Jan 31]
  • Feb 18 French invade under Jacques Cassard on Curacao
  • Feb 27 French troops bomb Willemstad, Curacao
  • Mar 5 Handel's "Jubilate" first performance in a public rehearsal at St. Paul's Cathedral, London
  • Mar 27 Spain loses Menorca and Gibraltar to Britain under the Treaty of Utrecht
  • Apr 11 Great Britain, Spain, the Netherlands, Prussia, Savoy, Portugal & France agree the Treaty of Utrecht; France cedes Maritime provinces in North America to Britain
  • Apr 12 Dutch State-Gen signs peace with France: Netherlands loses Orange Princedom
  • Apr 19 Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI issues the Pragmatic Sanction, decreeing that Habsburg possessions could be inherited by a daughter
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Famous People Who Died in 1713

  • Jan 5 Jean Chardin, French explorer (Middle East and India), dies at 69
  • Jan 8 Arcangelo Corelli, Italian composer and violinist (Concerti Grossi), dies at 59
  • Jan 11 Pierre Jurieu, French Protestant leader (b. 1637)
  • Jan 20 Pavao Vitezovic, Croatian historian, dies
  • Feb 11 Jahandar Shah, Mughal emperor of India (b. 1664)

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