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1723 1724 1725 - 1726 - 1727 1728 1729
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Events February 16 - Louis XV of France attains his majority Births February 24 - John Burgoyne, British general (d. ... Events January 14 - King Philip V of Spain abdicates the throne February 20 - The premiere of Giulio Cesare, an Italian opera by George Frideric Handel, takes place in London June 23 - Treaty of Constantinople signed. ... Events February 8 - Catherine I became empress of Russia February 20 - The first reported case of white men scalping Native Americans takes place in New Hampshire colony. ... Events June 11 - George, Prince of Wales becomes King George II of Great Britain. ... Events Astronomical aberration discovered by the astronomer James Bradley Swedish academy of sciences founded at Uppsala Births January 9 - Thomas Warton, English poet (d. ... Events July 30 - Baltimore, Maryland is founded. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events and Trends Thomas Neale designed Seven Dials The Salem Witchcraft Trials are held in Massachusetts Bay Colony (1692). ... 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. ... 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 The Seven Years War (1756-1763) fought between two rival alliances: the first consisting of the Kingdom of Great Britain, Hanover, and Prussia; the second consisting of Austria, France, Imperial Russia, Saxony, and Sweden. ... 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: 1725 in architecture, other events of 1726 1727 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1725 in literature, other events of 1726, 1727 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1725 in music, other events of 1726, 1727 in music, list of years in music. ... The year 1726 in science and technology included many events, some of which are included below. ...


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Colonial governors - State leaders 1725 colonial governors - Events of 1726 - 1727 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1726 List of religious leaders in 1726 List of international organization leaders in 1726 Portugal Angola - José Carvalho da Costa, Governor of Angola (1725-1726) Paulo Caetano de Albuquerque, Governor... 1725 state leaders - Events of 1726 - 1727 state leaders - State leaders by year Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Opoku Ware I, Asantehene (1720-1750) Bunyoro - Olimi III, Omukama of Bunyoro (c. ...


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George Frideric Handel (German Georg Friedrich Händel), (February 23, 1685 – April 14, 1759) was a German-born British Baroque music composer. ... 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. ... Montevideo Independence Plaza Independence Plaza, c. ... Mary Toft was a maidservant from Godalming, England who in 1726 became the subject of considerable controversy when she was alleged to have given birth to at least 16 rabbits, according to her doctors. ... A hoax is an attempt to trick an audience into believing that something false is real. ... The Gujin tushu jicheng (古今圖書集成, Complete Collection of Illustrations and Writings from the Earliest to Current Times) is a vast encyclopaedic work written in China during the reigns of Qing emperors Kangxi and Yongzheng, completed in 1725. ...

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March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in Leap years). ... Richard Howe, 1st Earl Howe (March 8, 1726 - August 5, 1799) was a British admiral. ... 1799 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... Categories: People stubs | 1726 births | 1791 deaths | Continental Congressmen | Signers of the U.S. Declaration of Independence ... 1791 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... Two officers of the Royal Navy, cousins once removed, were named Alexander Hood: Admiral Alexander Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport (1726–1814) Captain Alexander Hood (1758–1798) See also: Admiral Horace Lambert Alexander Hood (1870–1916) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise... 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... James Hutton, painted by Abner Lowe. ... 1797 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... Thomas Pennant (June 14, 1726 - December 16, 1798) was a Welsh naturalist and antiquary. ... 1798 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years). ... François-André Danican Philidor (September 1, 1726 - August 31, 1795) was a French chess player and composer. ... 1795 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... John Anderson (1726 - January 13, 1796), Scottish natural philosopher, was born at Roseneath, Dumbartonshire. ... 1796 was a leap year starting on Friday. ... Jacques-Donatien Le Ray (1726-1803) was a French Father of the American Revolution, but later an opponent of the French Revolution. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...

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