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// Events January 4 — The Netherlands, Britain & France sign Triple Alliance March 2 — Dancer John Weaver performs in the first ballet in Britain shown in Drury Lane The Loves of Mars and Venus March 31 - Bishop Benjamin Hoadly, acting on the advice of King George begins the Bangorian Controversy by saying... // 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. ... // 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 Ongoing events Great Northern War (1700-1721) Births November 30 - Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Princess of... // Events Pope Innocent XIII becomes pope Johann Sebastian Bach composes the Brandenburg Concertos April 4 - Robert Walpole becomes the first prime minister of Britain September 10 - Treaty of Nystad is signed, bringing an end to the Great Northern War November 2 - Peter I is proclaimed Emperor of All the Russias... Events Abraham De Moivre states De Moivres theorem connecting trigonometric functions and complex numbers Publication of the first book of Bachs Well-Tempered Clavier Fall of Persias Safavid dynasty during a bloody revolt of the Afghani people. ... Events February 16 - Louis XV of France attains his majority Births February 24 - John Burgoyne, British general (d. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s 1680s - 1690s - 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s Years: 1690 1691 1692 1693 1694 1695 1696 1697 1698 1699 Events and Trends World Leaders King Christian V of Denmark (1670 - 1699). ... 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 high. ... Events and Trends World Leaders King Louis XIV of France (1643 - 1715) Philippe II of Orléans, Regent of France (1715 - 1723). ... Events and Trends Manufacture of the earliest surviving pianos. ... 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 1715 to 1774) George... Events and Trends The War of Austrian Succession (1740-1748) rages. ... Events and Trends Scientific navigation is developed. ... 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. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... See also: 1719 in literature, other events of 1720, 1721 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1719 in music, other events of 1720, 1721 in music, list of years in music. ... The year 1720 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. ...


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Colonial governors - State leaders 1719 colonial governors - Events of 1720 - 1721 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1720 List of religious leaders in 1720 List of international organization leaders in 1720 Portugal Angola - Henrique de Figueiredo e Alarcão, Governor of Angola (1717-1722)* Macau - Antonio da... 1719 state leaders - Events of 1720 - 1721 state leaders - State leaders by year Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Maniampon, Regent (1717-1720) Opoku Ware I, Asantehene (1720-1750) Bunyoro - Olimi III, Omukama of Bunyoro (c. ...


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January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Hogarthian image of the South Sea Bubble by Edward Matthew Ward, Tate Gallery More well known than The South Sea Company is perhaps the South Sea Bubble (1711 - September 1720) which is the name given to the economic bubble that occurred through overheated speculation in the company shares during 1720. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The coat of arms of the Kingdom of Prussia, 1701-1918 The word Prussia (German: Preußen or Preussen, Polish: Prusy, Lithuanian: PrÅ«sai, Latin: Borussia) has had various (often contradictory) meanings: The land of the Baltic Prussians (in what is now parts of southern Lithuania, the Kaliningrad exclave of... February 29 is the 60th day of a leap year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 306 days remaining. ... Queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (February 23, 1688 - November 24, 1741) was Queen regnant of Sweden from 1719 to 1720 and then Queen consort until her death. ... The Tuscarora are a Native American tribe originally in North Carolina, which moved north to New York, and then partially into Canada. ... State nickname: Tar Heel State Other U.S. States Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley (D) Official languages English Area 139,509 km² (28th)  - Land 126,256 km²  - Water 13,227 km² (9. ... Edmond Halley. ... Astronomer Royal was originally the title of the director of the Royal Greenwich Observatory, but since 1972 it has simply been an honorary title. ... District Lisbon Mayor   - Party Pedro Santana Lopes PSD Area 84. ... Jonathan Swift Jonathan Swift (November 30, 1667 – October 19, 1745) was an Anglo-Irish writer who is famous for works like Gullivers Travels and A Tale of a Tub. ... Gullivers Travels (1726, amended 1735) is a work of fiction by Jonathan Swift that is both a satire on human nature and a parody of the travellers tales literary sub-genre. ...

Ongoing events

The Swedish Victory at Narva, 1700 by Gustaf Cederström, painted 1910 Battle of Poltava as painted by Denis Martens the Younger in 1726 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... Events January 1 - Russia accepts Julian calendar. ... // Events Pope Innocent XIII becomes pope Johann Sebastian Bach composes the Brandenburg Concertos April 4 - Robert Walpole becomes the first prime minister of Britain September 10 - Treaty of Nystad is signed, bringing an end to the Great Northern War November 2 - Peter I is proclaimed Emperor of All the Russias...

Births

January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Johann Friedrich Agricola (January 4, 1720–December 2, 1774) was a German composer, organist, singer, teacher and writer on music. ... 1774 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Emperor Sakuramachi (桜町天皇) (February 8, 1720 - May 28, 1750) was the 115th imperial ruler of Japan. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... Karl Friedrich Hieronymus, Baron von Münchhausen (May 11, 1720 - February 22, 1797) was a German nobleman who in his youth was sent to serve as page to Anton Ulrich and later joined the Russian military. ... 1797 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... July 18 is the 199th day (200th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 166 days remaining. ... Gilbert White (July 18, 1720 - June 26, 1793) was a pioneering naturalist and ornithologist. ... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in Leap years). ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... For the U.S. politician, see Charles E. Stuart Bonnie Prince Charlie Charles Edward Louis Philip Casimir Stuart (December 31, 1720 – January 31, 1788), was the exiled claimant to the thrones of Ireland, commonly known as Bonnie Prince Charlie. Charles was the son of James Francis Edward Stuart, the Old... 1788 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...

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