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De Moravische Broederschap krijgt toestemming om in Suriname
zendingswerk onder de zwarte en Indianenbevolking te doen.


8 Februari - Margareta van Ginneke.
20 Maart - Adriaantje Abrahamse (Ariaantje) van den Houten.


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16 April - The London premiere of Alcina by George Frideric Handel, his first
the first Italian opera for the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden.
August 4 - Freedom of the press: New York Weekly Journal writer John Peter
is acquitted of seditious libel against the royal governor of New York,
on the basis that what he published was true.
October - War of the Polish Succession concludes a preliminary peace, ratified in 1738.
Battle of Trepani in the War of the Polish Succession.
French make peace with the Austro-Hungarian Empire (until 1740).
Ship building industry begins in Mumbai.
Carolus Linnaeus publishes his System of Nature.
End of the reign of Emperor Nakamikado of Japan.
Emperor Sakuramachi ascends to the throne of Japan.
Euler-Maclaurin formula developed.
George Hadley correctly explains global circulation for the first time.
King's Highway (Charleston to Boston) is completed.
Etienne Fourmont writes Rfiexions critiques sur les histoires des anciens peuples.
Construction begins on the Chemin du roy between Quebec and Montreal.
William Hogarth Publishes "A Rakes Progress".
Edmund Curll tries to publish "Mr Pope's Literary Correspondence" The stock
of which is subsequently siezed.
Augusta, Georgia is founded.
Biliran becomes a seperate province in the Phillipines.

January 1 - Paul Revere (silversmith, United States patriot).
January 8 - John Carroll First Roman Catholic Archbishop in the U.S.
February 28 - Alexandre-Théophile Vandermonde French musician and chemist.
May 1 - Lorenzo Hervás y Panduro Spanish Jesuit and philologist.
October 9 - Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick.
October 21 - Richard Gough English antiquary.
October 30 - John Adams, later 2nd President of the United States.
November 10 - Granville Sharp English abolitionist.
December 29 - Thomas Banks, English sculptor and artist.
December 31 - Jean de Crévecoeur, French-American writer (+ 1813).
Freidrich Wilhelm, illegitimate son of Frederick I of Sweden.
Charles Joseph, Prince de Ligne.
Étienne Clavière French Financier & Politician.
Thomas Twisleton, 13th Baron Saye and Sele.
James Beattie Scottish author.
Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton.
William Gordon, 18th Earl of Sutherland.
George Bussy Child-Villiers, 4th Earl of Jersey.
George de La Poer Beresford, 1st Marquess of Waterford.
James Keir Geologist, Chemist, Industrialist.
Johann Schobert German composer.
Johann Christian Bach 11th son of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Charles Bingham, 1st Earl of Lucan.
John Julius Angerstein London merchant and underwriter of Lloyds of london.

Februari 8 - Margareta van Ginneke.
March 20 - Adriaantje Abrahamse (Ariaantje) van den Houten.

Lady Diana Spencer.
Thomas Hamilton, 6th Earl of Haddington.
James Lyon, 7th Earl of Kinghorne.
Charles Stuart, 6th Earl of Moray.
Edmund Sheffield, 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Normanby.
Yongzheng Emperor of China.
January 12 - John Eccles English composer.
January 18 - Maria Clementina Sobieski Polish princess.
February 27 - John Arbuthnot, British physician and author.
June 10 - Thomas Hearne, English antiquary.
September 27 - Peter Artedi Swedish naturalist, known as the "Father of Icthyology".
December 14 - Thomas Tanner (bishop) English antiquary and prelate.

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