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What Happened in 1729

Historical Events in 1729

  • Jul 22 Diamonds found in Minas Geras, Brazil
  • Jul 25 North Carolina becomes a royal colony
  • Jul 30 City of Baltimore founded
  • Sep 16 Willem KH Friso installed as viceroy of Groningen
  • Oct 12 Willem KH Friso installed as viceroy of Gelderland
  • Nov 9 Spain, France & Britain sign Treaty of Seville
  • Nov 21 Netherlands signs Treaty of Seville
  • Nov 28 Natchez Indians massacre 138 Frenchmen, 35 French women, and 56 children at Fort Rosalie, near the site of modern-day Natchez, Mississippi.

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Famous People in 1729

World Leaders in 1729

Famous People Who Died in 1729

  • Jan 4 Joseph de Montesquiou earl d'Artagnan, French lt-general, dies at 77
  • Jan 4 Meir Bacharach, Hebrew poet, dies
  • Jan 19 William Congreve, English dramatist (Love for Love), dies at 58
  • Jan 31 Jacob Roggeveen, Dutch navigator and explorer (Easter Island), dies at 69
  • Mar 2 Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist, dies at 66

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