January 14 - King Philip V
of Spain abdicates the throne.
February 20 - The premiere of Giulio Cesare, an Italian opera by George
, takes place in London.
June 23 - Treaty of Constantinople signed. Partitioned Persia between the
Ottoman Empire and Russia.
Blenheim Palace construction is completed. It is presented as a gift to the
Duke of Marlborough for his involvement in the Battle of Blenheim in 1704.Catherine I
was named czarina by Peter the Great in Russia.Births
April 22 - Immanuel Kant
, philosopher (+ 1804).
May 28 - Andries (Andries Josiasz) van den Houten
April 14 - Trijntje Bliek
May 10 - Joanna van den Hauten
December 4 - Lucretia Stamperius
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