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Events March 20 - Nadir Shah occupies Delhi in India and sacks the city stealing the jewels of the Peacock Throne, including the Koh-i-Noor September 9 - Stono Rebellion erupts near Charleston September 18 - Treaty of Belgrade signed October 3 - Treaty of Nissa signed October 23 - Great Britain declares war... 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 December 19 – Vitus Bering dies in his expedition east of Siberia December 25 – Anders Celsius develops his own thermometer scale Celsius William Browning invents mineral water Elizabeth of Russia became czarina. ... // Events February 14 - Henry Pelham becomes British Prime Minister February 21 - - The premiere in London of George Frideric Handels oratorio, Samson. ... // Events The third French and Indian War, known as King Georges War, breaks out at Port Royal, Nova Scotia Ongoing events War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748) Births May 19 - Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, queen of George III of Great Britain (d. ... // Events May 11 - War of Austrian Succession: Battle of Fontenoy - At Fontenoy, French forces defeat an Anglo-Dutch-Hanoverian army including the Black Watch June 4 – Frederick the Great destroys Austrian army at Hohenfriedberg August 19 - Beginning of the 45 Jacobite Rising at Glenfinnan September 12 - Francis I is elected... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... 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. ... Insert non- ttt67y ... 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: 1741 in literature, other events of 1742, 1743 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1741 in music, other events of 1742, 1743 in music, list of years in music. ... The year 1742 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. ...


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January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Holy Roman Emperor Charles VII Emperor Charles VII Albert (Brussels August 6, 1697 – January 20, 1745 in Munich), a member of the Wittelsbach family, was Holy Roman Emperor from January 24, 1742 until his death in 1745. ... The Holy Roman Emperor was, with some variation, the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire, the predecessor of modern Germany, during its existence from the 10th century until its collapse in 1806. ... February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington PC,KBE (c. ... In the United Kingdom, the Prime Minister is the head of government, exercising many of the executive functions nominally vested in the Sovereign, who is head of state. ... February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... La Guaira is the capital of the Venezuelan state of Vargas. ... April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... 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 England. ... Messiah (1741) is an oratorio by George Frideric Handel. ... Dublin (Irish: Baile Átha Cliath),is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Ireland, located near the midpoint of Irelands east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey and at the centre of the Dublin region. ... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (138th in leap years). ... Frederick the Great Frederick II of Prussia (Friedrich der Große, Frederick the Great, January 24, 1712 – August 17, 1786) was the Hohenzollern king of Prussia 1740–86. ... Silesia (-Latin, Polish ÅšlÄ…sk, German Schlesien, Czech Slezsko) is a historical region in central Europe. ... 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... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... December 2 is the 336th day (337th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Daniel le Pelley (died 1752) was Seigneur of Sark from 1742 to 1752. ... Nicolas le Pelley(1692 - 1742) was Seigneur of Sark from 1733 to 1742. ... Flag of Sark Sark (in French, Sercq, in Sarkese Sèr) is a small island of the Channel Islands, part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey. ... The Kingdom of Prussia existed from 1701 until 1918, and from 1871 was the leading kingdom of the German Empire, comprising in its last form almost two-thirds of the area of the Empire. ... Jihlava   listen? (German Iglau) is a city in the Czech Republic. ... Christian Goldbach (March 18, 1690 - November 20, 1764), was a Prussian mathematician, who was born in Königsberg, Prussia, as son of a pastor. ... In mathematics, Goldbachs conjecture is one of the oldest unsolved problems in number theory and in all of mathematics. ... Colin Maclaurin Colin Maclaurin (February, 1698 - June 14, 1746) was a Scottish mathematician. ... Anders Celsius The observatory of Anders Celsius, from a contemporary engraving. ... The degree Celsius (°C or ℃ (Unicode 0x2103)) is a unit of temperature named after the Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius (1701–1744), who first proposed a similar system in 1742. ... see Jim Bradley for the Ontario Member of Provincial Parliament James Bradley (1693 - July 13, 1762) was an English astronomer, Astronomer Royal from 1742. ... Edmond Halley. ... Astronomer Royal is a senior post in the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom. ... Henry Fielding (April 22, 1707 – October 8, 1754) was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humor and satirical prowess and as the author of the novel Tom Jones. ... Joseph Andrews is a novel by Henry Fielding, first published in 1742. ... John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville (April 22, 1690 - January 22, 1763), English statesman, commonly known by his earlier title as Lord Carteret, was the son of George Carteret, 1st Baron Carteret (1667 - 1695), by his marriage with Grace Granville (September 3, 1654 - October 18, 1744), daughter of Sir John Granville... The Secretary of State for the Northern Department was a position in the Cabinet of the government of United Kingdom up to 1782. ... Chippenham is the name of more than one place: Chippenham, Cambridgeshire, England Chippenham, Wiltshire, England This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... William Pulteney (1684 - July 7, 1764) was an English politician, created Earl of Bath in 1742 by King George II. The son of William Pulteney by his first wife, Mary Floyd, he was born in April 1684 into an old Leicestershire family. ... The title of Earl of Bath was created several times in the Peerages of England, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. ... The Rt. ... In some bicameral parliaments of a Westminster System, the House of Commons has historically been the name of the elected lower house. ... This article is about the British House of Lords. ... A prime minister may be either: the chief or leading member of the cabinet of the top-level government in a country having a parliamentary system of government; or the official, in countries with a semi-presidential system of government, appointed to manage the civil service and execute the directives... Erlangen is a German city in Middle Franconia. ... County Møre og Romsdal Landscape Romsdal Municipality NO-1502 Administrative centre Molde Mayor (2005) Jan Petter Hammerø (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 254 363 km² 355 km² 0. ... The Foundling Hospital, London, was founded in 1739 by the philanthropic sea captain Thomas Coram. ... The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which contains Big Ben London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ... Eisenach is a city in Thuringia, Germany. ...

Ongoing events

The War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748). ... 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 24 - A congress assembles at Aix-la-Chapelle with the intent to conclude the struggle known as the War of Austrian Succession - at October 18 - The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle is signed to end the war Adam Smith begins to deliver public lectures in Edinburgh Building of...

Births

January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Philip Astley (January 8, 1742 - January 27, 1814) is regarded as the father of modern circus. ... 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in Leap years). ... Sampson Salter Blowers (March 10, 1742 - October 25, 1842) was a noted North American lawyer and jurist. ... 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville (April 28, 1742 - May 28, 1811) was a British statesman. ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... Jean Senebier (May 6, 1742 - July 22, 1809) was a Swiss pastor who wrote many works on vegetable physiology. ... 1809 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 189 days remaining. ... Johann Schweighauser (June 25, 1742 - January 19, 1830), German classical scholar, was born at Strassburg. ... 1830 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... Arthur Middleton (June 26, 1742–January 1, 1787), of Charleston, South Carolina, was a signer of the Great Britain, at Westminster School, Hackney, and Trinity Hall, Cambridge. ... 1787 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... (Some entries on this page have been duplicated on August 1. ... William Hooper (June 28, 1742–October 14, 1790), was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of North Carolina. ... 1790 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. ... John Cleves Symmes (1742-1814) was a delegate to the Continental Congress from New Jersey, and later a pioneer in the Northwest Territory. ... 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... July 27 is the 208th day (209th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 157 days remaining. ... This portrait of Nathanael Greene was painted by Charles Willson Peale in 1783. ... 1786 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). ... James Wilson (September 14, 1742–August 21, 1798), a complex and contradictory man, has been largely lost to history. ... 1798 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in Leap years). ... Johan Herman Wessel (October 6, 1742 - December 29, 1785) was a major name in Norwegian and Danish literature. ... 1785 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Carl Wilhelm Scheele Scheeles house with his pharmacy in Köping. ... 1785 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher (December 16, 1742 in Rostock (Mecklenburg) - September 12, 1819 in Krieblowitz (Silesia) (now Krobielowice in Poland)), Graf (Count), later elevated to Fürst von Wahlstatt, was a Prussian general who led his army against Napoleon I at the Battle of... 1819 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... George Chalmers (1742 - May 31, 1825), was a Scottish antiquarian and political writer. ... 1825 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Joseph Brant, painted in London by George Romney in 1776 Thayendanegea or Joseph Brant (sometimes spelled Brandt or Brand) (c. ... 1807 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Francis Nash (1742-1777) was born in Prince Edward County, Virginia. ... 1777 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...

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