:George Friderich Handel
becomes a British subject.Jonathan Swift
publishes Gulliver's Travels.
The city of Montevideo was established.Births
:Jacques-Donatien Le Ray
- a "Father of the American Revolution".
April 5 - Benjamin Harrison V
- Signer of the American Declaration of Independence.
June 3 - James Hutton
, Scottish geologist.
September 1 - François-André Danican Philidor
, French composer and chess player.
- John HD Anderson
:Maximilian II Emanuel
, elector of Bavaria.Mother Clap
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