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

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