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

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