The 18th Century

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Franz Ketterer invents the cuckoo clock.
Voltaire is imprisoned in the Bastille for a year.
Thomas Twining opens the first known tea room.
Construction on the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin ends.
The first regular English language newspaper, The Daily Courant, is published for the first time.
At the Battle of Lesnaya, Peter the Great defeats the Swedes.
Joseph Priestley discovers oxygen.
The tune to Twinkle Twinkle Little Star is published in France.
Spencer Perceval, the only British Prime Minister to be assassinated, is born.
The first untethered manned hot air balloon flight is made in Paris.
Halley's Comet appears for the first time after Halley discovered it.
Horatio Nelson loses his right arm at the Battle of Santa Cruz.
The Guinness Brewery is founded in Dublin.
The city of St. Louis is founded.
Silicon is first identified by Antoine Lavoisier.
The Battle of Jumonville Glen begins the French and Indian War in North America.
The world's first copyright legislation becomes effective.
Sweden temporarily adopts February 30th as a day, to adjust the Swedish Calendar.
The Treaty of Paris ends the Seven Years' War.
Catherine I becomes Empress of Russia.
New Orleans is founded.
The Daily Universal Register, later known as The Times, is first published.
Frederick William I of Prussia begins his reign.
Horatio Nelson loses the sight in his right eye.
A group of colonists destroy three shiploads of tea in the Boston Tea Party.
The first all cast-iron bridge is constructed over the river Severn.
The lower 3 counties of the Province of Pennsylvania become the colony of Delaware.
Lord Mansfield delivers a decision which leads to the emancipation of thousands of English slaves.
Antonio Vivaldi composes The Four Seasons.
Forty-seven Ronin attack Kira Yoshinaka and then commit seppuku in Japan.
France officially adopts the metre as the unit of length.
The British Museum is founded.
George I becomes King of Great Britain.
Halifax, Nova Scotia, is founded by the British.
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Englishwoman Mary Toft allegedly gives birth to 16 rabbits.
The British Empire adopts the Gregorian calendar.
Sweden becomes the first country to protect freedom of the press in its Constitution.
Tipu Sultan is defeated and killed by the British at the Battle of Seringapatam.
Edward Jenner administers the first smallpox vaccination.
Pitcairn Island is discovered by Midshipman Robert Pitcairn.
Sir Robert Walpole becomes the first Prime Minister of Great Britain.
The First Saudi State is founded by Mohammed Ibn Saud.
The Covent Garden Theatre Royal opens.
The Hōreki period begins in Japan.
The song 'Rule, Britannia!' is first performed.
John Law founds the Banque de France.
Alexander Selkirk is rescued from shipwreck on a desert island.
The Bank of North America, the first American commercial bank, opens.
The first true restaurant opens in Paris.
Benjamin Franklin creates the Philadelphia Police Force.
Henry Cavendish's paper, 'Experiments on Air,' reveals the composition of water.
Mozart's opera 'Ascanio in Alba' premieres in Milan. He is just 15 years old.
Highwayman Dick Turpin is hanged for horse theft.
The Acts of Union between Scotland and England become law.
Ludwig van Beethoven is born in Bonn in modern-day Germany.
The Battle of Culloden, the last battle fought on British soil, is fought.
James Cook lands in Hawaii, which he calls the Sandwich Islands.
Sir William Herschel discovers Uranus.
The storming of the Bastille begins the French Revolution.
Dutch admiral Jakob Roggeveen lands on Easter Island.
The US Library of Congress is founded.
The first boat specialised as a lifeboat is tested.
Napoleon defeats Ottoman forces at the Battle of the Pyramids.
St. Patrick's day is celebrated in New York for the first time.
Highwayman Nicolas J. Pelletier is the first person executed by guillotine.
3,000 British troops defeat a 50,000 strong Indian army at the Battle of Plassey.
Leonhard Euler publishes Introductio in analysin infinitorum.
Edmund Halley is appointed Astronomer Royal.
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The American War of Independence begins.
The Principality of Liechtenstein is created.
Philip Astley stages the world's first modern circus.
James Cook becomes the first known European to set foot in New Zealand.
Johann Sebastian Bach dies aged 65.
Peter II of Russia dies aged just 14.
Mont Blanc is climbed for the first time.
New South Wales, the first permanent European settlement in Australia, is founded.
Vitus Bering dies in his expedition east of Siberia.
A French expedition to Lapland proves the Earth is flattened at the poles.
John Shore invents the tuning fork.
Georg Brandt discovers and isolates cobalt.
The War of the Spanish Succession begins.
James Bradley uses stellar aberration to calculate the speed of light.
Construction begins on Blenheim Palace.
Adam Smith publishes 'The Wealth of Nations.'
Anders Celsius proposes the Celsius temperature scale.
Sir Isaac Newton dies aged 84.
John Bevis observes the Crab Nebula for the first time.
George Washington is sworn in for his second term as US President.
The Province of Carolina splits into North and South Carolina.
Lisbon is destroyed by a massive earthquake and tsunami, killing more than 60,000 people.
'Tacky's War', a slave rebellion, occurs in Jamaica.
The Stars and Stripes is adopted as the flag of the United States.
The Treaty of Constantinople is signed between the Ottoman Empire and Russia.
The League of Armed Neutrality is formed between Sweden, Denmark, and Russia.
The world's first enclosed wet dock opens in Liverpool.
The War of the Polish Succession begins upon the death of Augustus II.
James Lind discovers that citrus fruits prevent scurvy.
The first recorded women's cricket match takes place.
Lutheran exiles from Salzburg set sail for Georgia.
Thomas Jefferson is born.

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