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1727

1727 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1727th year of the Common Era and Anno Domini designations, the 727th year of the 2nd millennium, the 27th yea ...

1728

Astronomical aberration found by the astronomer James Bradley. The making of the University of Havana Universidad de la Habana, Cubas most set university. Swedish academy of sciences made at Uppsala.

Hyder Ali

Hyder Ali was the de facto ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore in southern India. Born Hyder Naik, he distinguished himself militarily, eventually drawing the attention of Mysores rulers. Rising to the post of dalwai, or commander-in-chief to Krishnar ...

1732

Cobalt discovered. Genoa regains Corsica. June 9 – James Oglethorpe is granted a royal charter for the colony of Georgia. February 23 – First performance of Handels Orlando, in London. 139 members of the Paris Parlement are exiled by order of the ...

1734

January 8 – Premiere of George Frideric Handels opera Ariodante at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. June 30 – Russian troops take Gdansk German: Danzig which had been besieged since October 1733. Gdansk is captured after the failure of a Fre ...

1736

January 26 – Stanislaus I of Poland abdicates his throne. Real Arissona, namesake of the U.S. state Arizona is founded in what is now that state. September 7 – Edinburgh crowd drags John Porteous out of his cell in Tolbooth prison and lynches him ...

1742

Construction starts on the Foundling Hospital in London. February 16 – Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington, becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain. William Pulteney created as 1st Earl of Bath. Afghan tribes unite as a monarchy. Christian Goldba ...

1746

January 8 – Bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Stirling. Town of Vilkovo Odeska oblast, Ukraine is founded. October 22 – The College of New Jersey is founded it becomes Princeton University in 1896. April 16 – Battle of Culloden brings an end to the ...

1747

June 9 – Emperor Momozono rises to power in Japan, after Emperor Sakuramachi. May 14 – War of the Austrian Succession: First battle of Cape Finisterre. Afghanistan becomes independent from Persia. February 11 – A combined French and Indian force, ...

1749

May 19 – King George II of Great Britain grants the Ohio Company a charter of land around the forks of the Ohio River. July 9 – Naval settlement of Halifax, Nova Scotia founded as British answer to Louisbourg. April 27 – The first official perfor ...

1751

March 25 – For the last time, New Years Day is legally on March 25 in England and Wales. Adam Smith is appointed professor of logic at the University of Glasgow. The Academy and College of Philadelphia, the predecessor to the private University o ...

1752

Adam Smith at the University of Glasgow transfers to professor of moral philosophy. June 6 – Fire destroys part of Moscow. English Scientist Lord John Davies first observes what is later recognised as respiratory collapse. June 15 – Benjamin Fran ...

1753

April 5 – Founding charter of the British Museum. January 29 – After a months absence, Elizabeth Canning returns to her mothers home in London and claims that she was abducted. Following criminal trial causes uproar. January 1 – Britain and its c ...

1754

July – Columbia University founded as Kings College by royal charter of King George II of England. The college was originally in Lower Manhattan. Instruction was suspended in 1776 and the school would be reopened in 1784 as Columbia College. With ...

1755

February 20 – General Braddock lands in Virginia to take command of the English forces against the French in North America. January 25 – Moscow University established. The Acadians were forced to leave their home because of the treaty of uresty b ...

1757

July 26 – Battle of Hastenbeck – An Anglo-Hanoverian army under the Duke of Cumberland is defeated by the French under Louis dEstrees and forced out of Hanover. December 6 – Battle of Leuthen – Frederick defeats Prince Charless Austrian army. Mar ...

1759

The town of Egedesminde modern Aasiaat is founded in Greenland. January 11 – In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the first American life insurance company is incorporated. August 1 – Battle of Minden – Anglo-Hanoverian forces under Ferdinand of Brunsw ...

Pitt County, North Carolina

Pitt County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2010, 168.148 people lived there which makes it the seventeenth-most populous county in North Carolina. Its county seat is Greenville. Pitt County comprises the Greenville, NC Metrop ...

1761

Twinkle Little Star is published, in France. In Dutch Guayana a" state” formed by escaped slaves signs a treaty with the local governor. Opening of Matthew Boultons Soho Manufactory. January 16 – British capture Pondicherry, India from the French ...

1763

March 1 – Charles Townshend becomes President of the Board of Trade in the British government. 15 February – the Treaty of Hubertusburg puts an end to the Seven Years War between Prussia and Austria and their allies. June 2 – Pontiacs Rebellion: ...

1765

Year 1765 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

1766

April 22 – Anne Louise Germaine de Stael, French writer died 1817. October 23 – Emmanuel, marquis de Grouchy, French marshal died 1847. February 14 – Thomas Malthus, English demographer and economist died 1834. December 3 – Barbara Fritchie, U.S. ...

1768

France buys Corsica from Genoa. Boston citizens refuse to quarter British troops. First of the weekly numbers of the Encyclopædia Britannica are published, 100 are planned. January 9 – Philip Astley stages the first modern circus London. Secretar ...

1770

July 1 – Comet Lexell D / 1770 L1 passes the Earth. May 16 – 14-year old Marie Antoinette marries 15-year old Louis-Auguste who later becomes Louis XVI King of France. May 14 – Marie Antoinette arrives at the French court. Joseph Priestley, Briti ...

1771

July 17 – Massacre at Bloody Falls: Chipewyan chief Matonabbee traveling as the guide to Samuel Hearne on his Arctic overland journey, massacre a group of unsuspecting Inuit. November 16 – During the night the Tyne floods, destroying many bridges ...

Arson in royal dockyards

Arson in royal dockyards was a crime in the United Kingdom and the British Empire. It was one of the last crimes that were punishable by execution in the United Kingdom. The crime was made by the Dockyards etc. Protection Act 1772 passed by the P ...

1774

May 10 – Louis XVI becomes King of France. The British pass the Quebec Act setting out rules of governance for the colony of Quebec in British North America. January 21 – Mustafa III, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire dies and is succeeded by his brot ...

1776

July 12 – Captain James Cook starts his third, and final, voyage to the Pacific Ocean. The city of San Francisco is founded in California, USA San Francisco was then part of Spain. July 4 – the United States of America say that they are no longer ...

1777

The Cornish language died out. January 16 – Vermont declares its independence from New York becoming an independent country, a status it retained until it joined the United States as the 14th state in 1791. 2nd edition of Encyclopædia Britannica ...

1778

February 5 – South Carolina becomes the first state to ratify the Articles of Confederation. August 26 – Triglav, at 2.864 metres above sea level the highest peak of Slovenia, was ascended for the first time by four brave men: Luka Korosec, Matev ...

1780

February – Armed Neutrality of the North alliance formed between Denmark, Sweden, and Russia. May 29 – American Revolutionary War: Loyalist forces under Col. Banastre Tarleton kill surrendering American soldiers in the Waxhaw Massacre. May 12 – A ...

1781

September 3 – Eugene de Beauharnais, French nobleman, son of Napoleons wife Josephine d. 1824. February 17 – Rene Theophile Hyacinthe Laennec, French physician and inventor d. 1826. December 11 – Sir David Brewster, Scottish physicist d. 1868. Ju ...

1782

April 12 – A British fleet under Admiral Sir George Rodney defeats a French fleet under the Comte de Grasse at the Battle of the Saintes in the West Indies. June 18 – In Switzerland, Anna Goldi in sentenced to death for witchcraft – the last lega ...

1783

June 5 – The Montgolfier brothers publicly demonstrate their montgolfiere hot air balloon in Annonay, France. March 5 – Last celebration of Massacre Day. November 21 – In Paris, Jean-François Pilatre de Rozier and François Laurent, marquis dArlan ...

Affair of the Diamond Necklace

The Affair of the Diamond Necklace was an incident from 1784 through 1785 at the court of King Louis XVI of France involving his wife, Queen Marie Antoinette. The reputation of the Queen had already been ruined by gossip. The event is historicall ...

1785

June 2 – Jean Paul de Gua de Malves, French mathematician b. 1713. December 29 – Johan Herman Wessel, Norwegian writer b. 1742. January 3 – Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer b. 1706. August 17 – Jonathan Trumbull, Governor of the Colony and th ...

1786

December 4 – The Mission Santa Barbara, was founded by Father Fermin Francisco de Lasuen, becoming the tenth mission in the California mission chain. November 7 – The oldest musical organization in the United States was founded as the Stoughton M ...

1791

Slave rebellion Haiti has begun. The first American ship reaches Japan.

1793

October 31 – Execution of arrested Girondist leaders in France in a guillotine. October 16 – Execution of Marie Antoinette. February 12 – The Congress of the United States passes a law legally requiring the return of slaves escaping from slave st ...

1797

Joseph Haydn composes the music to "Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser," the tune of which also became the music to the German national anthem, "Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit.". December 17 – Napoleon leads a successful French charge against Fort l ...

1799

March 29 – New York passes a law aimed at gradually abolishing slavery in the state. The Dutch East India Company is dissolved. July 25 – At Aboukir in Egypt, Napoleon I of France defeats 10.000 Ottoman Mamluk troops under Mustafa Pasha. The Amer ...

1801

February 7 – Daniel Chodowiecki, Polish painter b. 1726. November 5 – Motoori Norinaga, Japanese philologist and scholar b. 1730. November 4 – William Shippen, American physician and Continental Congressman b. 1536. April 7 – Noel François de Wai ...

1803

October 20 – Senate ratifies the Louisiana Purchase Treaty, doubling the size of the United States. January 4 – William Symington demonstrates his Charlotte Dundas, the "first practical steamboat". July 4 – The Louisiana Purchase is announced to ...

1809

August 8 – Heinrich Abeken, German theologian d. 1872. March 31 – Nikolai Gogol, Russian writer d. 1852. August 29 – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., American physician and writer d. 1894. December 29 – William Ewart Gladstone, British politician d. 1 ...

1810

April 19 – Venezuela achieves home rule: Emparan, Governor of the Captaincy General is removed by the people of Caracas and a Junta is installed. September 16 – Dieciseis de septiembre, the Mexican War of Independence of the Republic of Mexico. J ...

1813

War of 1812 1812-1815. Napoleonic Wars 1799-1815-Peninsular War / Sixth Coalition.

1815

November 2 – George Boole, English mathematician and philosopher d. 1864. August 5 – Edward John Eyre, explorer. April 6 – Robert Volkmann, German composer d. 1883. October 31 – Karl WeierstraS, German mathematician d. 1897. February 15 – Constan ...

1816

May 2 – Leopold of Saxe-Coburg later known as King of the Belgians marries Charlotte Augusta, but she dies the next year. Known as the "Year Without A Summer" in the northern hemisphere because of global cooling caused by the Mount Tambora volcan ...

1817

November 12 – Bahaullah, Persian founder of the Bahai Faith d. 1892. July 24 – Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg d. 1905. October 17 – Sir Syed Ahmed Khan Bahadur Founder of the Two Nation Theory for a future Pakistan d. 1898. August 3 – Archduke ...

1825

The first horse-drawn omnibuses established in London. July 6 – The Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderborg-Beck gains possession of Glucksburg and changes his title to Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glucksburg. The line o ...

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