February 12 - English colonist James Oglethorpe
founds Savannah, Georgia.
May 29 - Right of Canadians to keep Indian slaves upheld at Quebec Quebec.
July 30 - First Freemasons lodge opened in what will become the United States.Births
March 8 - Aart Lambertse van den Houten
May 4 - Jean-Charles de Borda
, French mathematician, physicist,
political scientist, and sailor.
March 13 - Joseph Priestley
, scientist, minister (+ 1804).Baptized
March 13 - Jacobus van Ginneken
February 1 - King August II
of Poland.To my Homepage