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

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