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Events April 16 - The London premiere of Alcina by George Frideric Handel, his first the first Italian opera for the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden. ... Events January 26 - Stanislaus I of Poland abdicates his throne. ... Events 12 February — The San Carlo, the oldest working opera house in Europe, is inaugurated. ... Events January 1 - Bouvet Island is discovered by French explorer Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier. ... Events May 31 - Friedrich II comes to power in Prussia upon the death of his father, Friedrich Wilhelm I. October 20 - Maria Theresia of Austria inherits the Habsburg hereditary dominions (Austria, Bohemia, Hungary and present-day Belgium). ... // Events April 10 - Austrian army attack troops of Frederick the Great at Mollwitz August 10 - Raja of Travancore defeats Dutch East India Company naval expedition at Battle of Colachel December 19 - Vitus Bering dies in his expedition east of Siberia December 25 - Anders Celsius develops his own thermometer scale Celsius... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... 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. ... Events and Trends King George III ascends the British throne in 1760. ... 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: 1737 in literature, other events of 1738, 1739 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1737 in music, other events of 1738, 1739 in music, list of years in music. ... The year 1738 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. ... 1737 colonial governors - Events of 1738 - 1739 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1738 List of religious leaders in 1738 List of international organization leaders in 1738 Portugal Angola - Rodrigo César de Meneses, Governor of Angola (1733-1738) Joaquim Jacques de Magalh... 1737 state leaders - Events of 1738 - 1739 state leaders - State leaders by year Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Opoku Ware I, Asantehene (1720-1750) Bunyoro - Duhaga, Omukama of Bunyoro (1731-c. ...

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February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Court Jew (from German: Hofjude(n), Hoffaktor) is a term for historical Jewish bankers or businessmen who lent money and handled finances of some of the Christian European noble houses. ... This article needs cleanup. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... Serse (also known as Xerxes) is an Italian opera by George Frideric Handel. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... George Frideric Handel (German Georg Friedrich Händel), (February 23, 1685 – April 14, 1759) was a German Baroque music composer who lived much of his life in Great Britain, a leading composer of concerti grossi, operas and oratorios. ... May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... John Wesley (June 17, 1703–March 2, 1791) was an 18th-century Anglican clergyman and Christian theologian who founded the Methodist movement. ... The New Birth is how John Wesley and Methodism have traditionally referred to the born again experience. ... The Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity. ... May 24 is celebrated by Methodists around the world as Aldersgate Day to commemorate the day in 1738 when John Wesley experienced his conversion in a meeting room on Aldersgate Street, London. ... November 13 is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 48 days remaining. ... There were several treaties of Vienna: Treaty of Vienna, 1725 Treaty of Vienna, 1731 Treaty of Vienna, 1738 Treaty of Vienna, 1809 Treaty of Vienna, 1815 Treaty of Vienna, 1864 This is a disambiguation page—a list of articles associated with the same title. ... Location within China Canton, China redirects here. ... Herculaneum (in modern Italian formerly Resina, but since 1969 Ercolano) was an ancient Roman town of the Italian region of Campania. ... Mount Vesuvius (Italian: Monte Vesuvio) is a volcano east of Naples, Italy, located at 40°49′N 14°26′ E. It is the only active volcano on the European mainland, although it is not currently erupting. ... Lorraine coat of arms Lorraine (French: Lorraine; German: Lothringen) is a historical area in present-day northeast France. ... Pierre Louis Maupertuis, here wearing lapmudes or a fur coat from his Lapland expedition. ... Sir Isaac Newton, PRS, (4 January [O.S. 25 December 1642] 1643 – 31 March [O.S. 20 March] 1727) was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, alchemist, inventor and natural philosopher who is regarded by many as the most influential scientist in history. ... Franz Anton Ketterer (1676-1749) was a German clockmaker. ... A cuckoo clock A cuckoo clock is a clock, typically a pendulum clock, that strikes the hours using small bellows and whistles that imitate the call of the Common Cuckoo bird in addition to striking on a wire gong. ... Jacques de Vaucanson. ... The French Academy of Sciences (Académie des sciences) is a learned society, founded in 1666 by Louis XIV at the suggestion of Jean-Baptiste Colbert, to encourage and protect the spirit of French scientific research. ...

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January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... An engraving depicting Ethan Allen demanding the surrender of Fort Ticonderoga Ethan Allen (January 10, 1738 – February 12, 1789) was an early American revolutionary and guerrilla leader during the era of the Vermont Republic and the New Hampshire Grants. ... 1789 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... Padre Francisco Tomás Garcés (April 12, 1738 - July 18, 1781), a Spanish Franciscan priest, was a missionary who explored much of the southwestern part of North America, including what is now Arizona and southern California. ... 1781 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... April 16 is the 106th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (107th in leap years). ... General Sir Henry Clinton K.B. Commander-in-Chief of British troops in America. ... 1795 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... Nathaniel Gorham (May 27, 1738–June 11, 1796) was the eighth President of the United States in Congress assembled, under the Articles of Confederation. ... 1796 was a leap year starting on Friday. ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... George III (George William Frederick) (4 June 1738 – 29 January 1820) was King of Great Britain, and King of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until 1 January 1801, and thereafter King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death. ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... July 3 is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 181 days remaining. ... Portrait of Copley by Gilbert Stuart. ... The Battle of New Orleans 1815 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years). ... Admiral Arthur Phillip (1786 portrait by Francis Wheatley, National Portrait Gallery, London) Admiral Arthur Phillip (11 October 1738 – 31 August 1814) was a British naval officer, governor of the first European settlement in Australia and founder of the city of Sydney. ... 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... Sir Wilhelm Friedrich Herschel, FRS (Hanover, November 15, 1738 – August 25, 1822 Slough, then in Buckinghamshire now in Berkshire) was a German-born British astronomer and composer who became famous for discovering the planet Uranus, and made many other astronomical discoveries. ... 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). ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (December 31, 1738 – October 5, 1805) was a British general and colonial governor. ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...

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Encyclopedia: 1738 (2544 words)
George III (George William Frederick) (4 June 1738 – 29 January 1820) was King of Great Britain, and King of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until 1 January 1801, and thereafter King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death.
Category: 1738 February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar.
Constantia Jones (born ~ 1708, executed December 22, 1738), a prostitute in London, United Kingdom during the term of Prime Minister Robert Walpole, was sentenced to hang for stealing 36 shillings and a half-guinea (the equivalent of about £300 today) from one of her clients.
RFC 1738 - Uniform Resource Locators (URL). T. Berners-Lee, L. Masinter, M. McCahill. (6423 words)
RFC 1738 Uniform Resource Locators (URL) December 1994 Note that an empty user name or password is different than no user name or password; there is no way to specify a password without specifying a user name.
RFC 1738 Uniform Resource Locators (URL) December 1994 the new scheme does not locate resources that are data objects, the properties of names in the new space must be clearly defined.
RFC 1738 Uniform Resource Locators (URL) December 1994 APPENDIX: Recommendations for URLs in Context URIs, including URLs, are intended to be transmitted through protocols which provide a context for their interpretation.
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