The 18th Century

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

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