April 11 - War of the Spanish Succession: Treaty of Utrecht.
First Orrery built by George Graham.Births
March 19 - Anthoni Johan van den Houte
March - Francis Lewis
- a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence.
April 12 - Guillaume Thomas François Raynal
- French writer.
March 15 - Nicolas Louis de Lacaille
- French astronomer.
May 3 - Alexis Claude Clairault
- French mathematician.
September 23 - King Ferdinand VI
October 5 - Denis Diderot
- French writer and philosopher.
November 26 - Maetje van den Houten
- Scottish painter.Richard Wilson
- Welsh landscape painter.Junipero Serra
- a Spanish Franciscan.Baptized
December 3 - Lambertus van den Houten
January 8 - Arcangelo Corelli
May 20 - Thomas Sprat
- English divine.Thomas Ellwood
- English religious writer.Elizabeth Barry
- English actor.To my Homepage