January 22 - Spain cedes the Falkland Islands to England.
July 17 - Massacre at Bloody Falls: Chipewyan chief Matonabbee traveling as the guide to
Samuel Hearne on his arctic overland journey, massacre a group of unsuspecting Inuit.
September 8 - In California, Fathers Pedro Cambon and Angel Somera found Mission
San Gabriel Arcangel in what is now San Gabriel, California.
Discovery of Oxygen.
The territory of Baden-Baden is inherited by the Margrave of Baden-Durlach, forming Baden.
ascends to the throne of Japan.Births
June 5 - Prince Ernest Augustus
of Great Britain, fifth son of King George III, later King
June 7 - Janna van Oost
August 14 - Sir Walter Scott
, Scottish historical novelist and poet..
September 5 - Archduke Charles of Austria, third son of Grand Duke Peter Leopold
of Tuscany, general and statesman.
October 9 - Duke Frederick William
November 21 - Janna van den Houten
December 25 - Hugo Hartman
July 24 - Joanna van den Houten
July 30 - Thomas Gray
, English poet and letter-writer (* 1716).
Augustus George of Baden-Baden.To my Homepage