:Pope Clement XII
September 17 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire
from Ahmed III (1703-1730) to Mahmud I
(Anna I of Russia) became czarina.
is invented, probably by John Hadley.Births
July 12 - Josiah Wedgwood
, potter (died 1795).
July 26 - Charles Messier
, astronomer (died 1817).
November 23 - William Moultrie
, American General.William Hamilton
, British diplomat and antiquary (died 1803).Charles Watson-Wentworth
, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham,
British Whig politician, prime minister 1765-66 and 1782 (died 1782).Baptized
April 19 - Catharina van Ginneken
November 18 - Jacob Markussen Vreeswijk
April 3 - Alphonsus van den Houte
October 15 - Antoine Laumet de La Mothe
, sieur de Cadillac, French explorer.Pope Benedict XIII
.Peter II of Russia
(born 1715).To my Homepage