January 4 - The Netherlands, England & France sign Triple Alliance.
Montevideo, Uruguay, founded by Portuguese.Births
January 5 - William Wildman Shute Barrington
, British statesman.
January 29 - Jeffrey Amherst
, British soldier, conqueror of Quebec.
February 19 - David Garrick
May 13 - Maria Theresa
September 24 - Horace Walpole
, English writer.
November 17 - Jean Le Rond d'Alembert
September 22 - Joannes van den Houten
October 17 - Tannetje Wouters Muijs
March - Pierre Allix
, French Protestant clergyman.To my Homepage