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// Events August 1 - George, elector of Hanover becomes King George I of Great Britain. ... Jump to: navigation, search // Events July 24 - Spanish treasure fleet of ten ships under admiral Ubilla leave Havana, Cuba for Spain. ... Jump to: navigation, search // Events August 5 - In the Battle of Peterwardein 40. ... Jump to: navigation, search // Events July 21 - Treaty of Passarowitz signed November 22 - Off the coast of Virginia, English pirate Edward Teach (best known as Blackbeard) is killed in battle when a British boarding party cornered and then shot and stabbed him more than 25 times. ... Jump to: navigation, search // Events January 23 - The Principality of Liechtenstein is created within the Holy Roman Empire April 25 - Daniel Defoe publishes Robinson Crusoe June 10 - Battle of Glen Shiel Prussia conducts Europes first systematic census Miners in Falun, Sweden find an apparently petrified body of Fet-Mats... // Events January 6 - The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings February 11 - Sweden and Prussia sign the (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) declaring peace. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Jump to: navigation, search Events and Trends The Treaty of Ratisbon between France and England in 1684 ended the Age of Buccaneers. ... Jump to: navigation, search Events and Trends Thomas Neale designed Seven Dials The Salem Witchcraft Trials are held in Massachusetts Bay Colony (1692). ... Jump to: navigation, search Events and trends The Bonneville Slide blocks the Columbia River near the site of present-day Cascade Locks, Oregon with a land bridge 200 feet (60 m) high. ... Jump to: navigation, search Events and Trends World Leaders King Louis XIV of France (1643 - 1715) Philippe II of Orléans, Regent of France (1715 - 1723). ... Jump to: navigation, search Events and Trends Manufacture of the earliest surviving pianos. ... Jump to: navigation, search Events and Trends The Great Awakening - A Protestant religious movement active in the British colonies of North America Sextant invented (probably around 1730) independently by John Hadley in Great Britain and Thomas Godfrey in the American colonies World leaders Louis XV King of France (king from... Jump to: navigation, search Events and Trends The War of Austrian Succession (1740-1748) rages. ... Jump to: navigation, search These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... Resources ArtLex. ... See also: 1716 in literature, other events of 1717, 1718 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1716 in music, other events of 1717, 1718 in music, list of years in music. ... The year 1717 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. ...


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Jump to: navigation, search January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Triple Alliance was an agreement between England, France and the Netherlands, against Spain, attempting to maintain the agreement of the 1713 Treaty of Utrecht. ... Jump to: navigation, search February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search March 2 is the 61st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (62nd in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search The Waltz of the Snowflakes from Tchaikovskys The Nutcracker Ballet is the name given to a specific dance form and technique. ... Drury Lane is a street in the Covent Garden area of London, running between Aldwych and High Holborn. ... Jump to: navigation, search March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining, as the final day of March. ... Benjamin Hoadly, painted by William Hogarth, c. ... George I King of Great Britain and Ireland George I (George Ludwig von Guelph-dEste) (28 May 1660–11 June 1727) was Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover) from 23 January 1698, and King of Great Britain and King of Ireland from 1 August 1714, until his death. ... The Bangorian Controversy was a theological argument within the Church of England in the 18th century. ... Jump to: navigation, search June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search the Square and Compasses Poop is a worldwide fraternal organisation. ... London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ... Jump to: navigation, search December 24 is the 358th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (359th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 6 days remaining. ... A storm tide is a tide with a high flood period caused by a storm. ... The North Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, located between the coasts of Norway and Denmark in the east, the coast of the British Isles in the west, and the German, Dutch, Belgian and French coasts in the south. ... Jump to: navigation, search The tone of this article is inappropriate for an encyclopedia. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Bastille The Bastille was a prison in Paris, known formally as Bastille Saint-Antoine—Number 232, Rue Saint-Antoine. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... Montevideo Independence Plaza Independence Plaza, c. ... Jump to: navigation, search George I (Georg Ludwig) (28 May 1660 – 11 June 1727) was Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover) from 23 January 1698, and King of Great Britain and King of Ireland from 1 August 1714, until his death. ... Jump to: navigation, search George II (George Augustus) (10 November 1683–25 October 1760) was King of Great Britain and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover) and Archtreasurer and Prince-Elector of the Holy Roman Empire from 11 June 1727 until his death. ...

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The Great Northern War was the war fought between a coalition of Russia, Denmark-Norway and Saxony-Poland (from 1715 also Prussia and Hanover) on one side and Sweden on the other side from 1700 to 1721. ... Events January 1 - Russia accepts Julian calendar. ... 1721 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...

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Jump to: navigation, search January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... William Wildman Shute Barrington, 2nd Viscount Barrington (January 5, 1717 — February 1, 1793), eldest son of the 1st Viscount Barrington. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jeffrey Amherst by Joshua Reynolds Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst (sometimes spelled Geoffrey, he himself spelled his name as Jeffery) (January 29, 1717 - August 3, 1797) served as an officer in the British army Born in Sevenoaks, England, he became a soldier aged about 14. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1797 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Ernst Gideon Freiherr von Laudon (or Loudon) (February 2, 1717 in Tootzen, Livonia, now Tootsi, Estonia – July 14, 1790 in Nový Jičín, now Czech Republic) was Austrian field marshal. ... 1790 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search Portrait of David Garrick David Garrick (February 19, 1717 – January 20, 1779) was an English actor, dramatist, theatrical producer and theatrical manager, and a friend and pupil of Samuel Johnson. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1779 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search H.I.M. Maria Theresa, Holy Roman Empress, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia, Archduchess of Austria, Duchess of Parma, Piacenza, and Guastalla Maria Theresa, or German Maria Theresia (May 13, 1717 – November 29, 1780) was the first and only female head of the Habsburg dynasty. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1780 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... John Collins (June 8, 1717 – March 4, 1795) was an American statesman from Newport, Rhode Island. ... 1795 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search Louis François I de Bourbon (August 13, 1717 - August 2, 1776) was Prince of Conti from 1727 to his death, following his father Louis Armand II. Louis François I, Prince of Conti Louis François adopted a military career, and when the war of... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year 1776. ... Jump to: navigation, search August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... John Metcalf, or as he was more popularly known, Blind Jack was born on August 15th, 1717 into a working class family and had a typical upbringing. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1810 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years). ... Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford, more commonly known as Horace Walpole, (September 24, 1717 – March 2, 1797), was a politician, writer and forerunner of the Gothic revival. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1797 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in Leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search Marie-Anne de Mailly-Nesle duchesse de Châteauroux (October 5, 1717 – December 8, 1744), was a mistress of Louis XV of France. ... Louis XV (February 15, 1710 – May 10, 1774), called the Well-Beloved (French: le Bien-Aimé), was King of France from 1715 to 1774. ... Jump to: navigation, search // Events The third French and Indian War, known as King Georges War, breaks out at Port Royal, Nova Scotia The First Saudi State founded by Mohammed Ibn Saud Prague occupied by Prussian armies Ongoing events War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748) Births January 10... Jump to: navigation, search November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search Jean le Rond dAlembert, pastel by Maurice Quentin de la Tour Jean Le Rond dAlembert (November 16, 1717 – October 29, 1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist and philosopher. ... 1783 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search Johann Joachim Winckelmann (November 9, 1717–June 8, 1768) was one of the founding fathers of modern archaeology and classical scholarship. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1768 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Elizabeth Carter (1717 - 1806) was a miscellaneous writer, born at Deal, daughter of a clergyman. ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Pius VI, né Giovanni Angelo Braschi (December 27, 1717 – August 29, 1799), pope from 1775 to 1799, was born at Cesena. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1799 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...

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The 1717 Design Group, Inc. (315 words)
January 2007  >>  To commemorate America’s 400th anniversary and the founding of Jamestown, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation commissioned 1717 to design the new 5,000 SF Jamestown 2007 Regional Welcome Center located in the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center.
1717 reconfigured the Williamsburg Visitor Center that they designed in 2000 to incorporate Welcome Center exhibits focusing on the regional attractions of the Historic Triangle partners, Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown.
The 1717 Design Group worked with the O. Winston Link Museum to create the exhibit as well as illuminated signage and banners for the lobby.
The 1717 Design Group, Inc. (315 words)
January 2007  >>  To commemorate America’s 400th anniversary and the founding of Jamestown, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation commissioned 1717 to design the new 5,000 SF Jamestown 2007 Regional Welcome Center located in the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center.
1717 reconfigured the Williamsburg Visitor Center that they designed in 2000 to incorporate Welcome Center exhibits focusing on the regional attractions of the Historic Triangle partners, Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown.
The 1717 Design Group worked with the O. Winston Link Museum to create the exhibit as well as illuminated signage and banners for the lobby.
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