February 8 - Catherine I
became empress of Russia.
February 20 - The first reported case of white men scalping Native
Americans takes place in New Hampshire colony.Births
March 11 - Prince Henry Benedict Stuart
, later claimant to the throne of
Great Britain as King Henry IX
and figurehead for Jacobitism.
April 2 - Casanova
, adventurer and writer (died in 1798).
July 24 - John Newton Cleric
, songwriter (Amazing Grace).
December 11 - George Mason
U.S. Patriot, "Father of the Bill of Rights".
December 25 - Aard van den Houten
August 1 - Joannes van Ginneken
February 8 - Tsar Peter I
of Russia.Alessandro Scarlatti
, Italian composer.To my Homepage