A huge 140,000 man Ottoman force arrives at Vienna in June and starts to besiege the city.
The siege is broken in September with the arrival of a force of 30,000 Polish, Austrians
and Germans, whose cavalry turns their flank. Considered to be the turning point in the
Ottoman Empire's fortunes.
November 1 - The British crown colony of New York is subdivided into 12 counties.Births
Jabuary 26 - Adriaan Bastert
February 28 - René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur
, scientist (+ 1757).
March 1 - Caroline of Ansbach
, Queen-Consort of King George II of Great Britain.
November 10 - King George II
of Great Britain.
December 19 - King Philip V
February 28 - Dr. Henricus Bastert
November 7 - Maria van den Houte
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