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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 George Friderich Handel becomes a British subject. ... Events June 11 - George, Prince of Wales becomes King George II of Great Britain. ... Events July 30 - Baltimore, Maryland is founded. ... Events Pope Clement XII elected September 17 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed III (1703-1730) to Mahmud I (1730-1754) Anna Ivanova (Anna I of Russia) became czarina Births April 16 - Henry Clinton, British general (d. ... Events 10 Downing Street becomes the official residence of the United Kingdoms Prime Minister when Robert Walpole moves in. ... 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. ... See also: 1727 in architecture, other events of 1728 1729 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1727 in literature, other events of 1728, 1729 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1727 in music, other events of 1728, 1729 in music, list of years in music. ... The year 1728 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. ... 1727 colonial governors - Events of 1728 - 1729 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1728 List of religious leaders in 1728 List of international organization leaders in 1728 Portugal Angola - Paulo Caetano de Albuquerque, Governor of Angola (1726-1732) Macau - Antonio Moniz Barreto, Governor... 1727 state leaders - Events of 1728 - 1729 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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Aberration of light (also referred to as astronomical aberration or stellar aberration) is an astronomical phenomenon defined as an apparent motion of the heavenly bodies; stars describing more or less elliptic annual orbits, according to the latitude of the star; consequently at any moment the star appears to be displaced... An astronomer or astrophysicist is a scientist whose area of research is astronomy or astrophysics. ... James Bradley (1693 – July 13, 1762) was an English astronomer, Astronomer Royal from 1742. ... Uppsala (older spelling Upsala) 59°51′ N 17°38′ E is a Swedish City in central Sweden, located about 70 km north of Stockholm. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ...

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January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Thomas Warton (January 9, 1728 - May 21, 1790) was an English academic and poet, holder of the title of Poet Laureate from 1785. ... 1790 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Portrait of Peter III by an uknown artist Peter III (February 21, 1728 - July 17, 1762) (Russian Пётр III Федорович (Pyotr III Fyodorovitch)) was Emperor of Russia for six months in 1762. ... Catherine II of Russia Catherine II (Catherine the Great) (April 21, 1729—November 6, 1796 (O.S.)), born Sophie Augusta Fredericka of Anhalt-Zerbst, reigned as Empress of Russia from June 28, 1762 until her death. ... 1762 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... General John Stark John Stark (August 28, 1728 - May 8, 1822) was a general who served in the American Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). ... Mercy Otis Warren (September 14, 1728 – October 19, 1814) was born Mercy Otis in Barnstable, Massachusetts. ... 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years). ... Caesar Rodney (October 7, 1728 – June 26, 1784), was an American lawyer and politician from Jones Neck, in St. ... 1784 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... James Cook, portrait by Nathaniel Dance, c. ... 1779 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... Oliver Goldsmith Oliver Goldsmith (November 10, 1730(?) – April 4, 1774) was an Irish writer and physician known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield (1766), his pastoral poem The Deserted Village (1770) (written in memory of his brother), and his plays The Good-naturd Man (1768) and She Stoops... 1774 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...

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