Today in English History (Part 7)

Sub-Topics: Birmingham UK - Bradford - Bristol - Leeds - Liverpool UK - London - Manchester - Sheffield

Historical Events

Events 601 - 700 of 1,371

1721-06-13 - England signs Treaty of Madrid
1724-04-01 - Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War
1724-04-06 - Duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs
1725-09-03 - England, France, Hannover & Prussia sign Covenant of Hannover
1726-10-11 - Benjamin Franklin returns to Philadelphia from England
1727-05-31 - France, Britain & Netherlands sign accord of Paris
1727-09-08 - A barn fire during a puppet show in the village of Burwell in Cambridgeshire, England kills 78 people, many of whom are children.
1728-03-06 - Spain & Britain sign (1st) Convention of Pardo
1729-11-09 - Spain, France & Britain sign Treaty of Seville
1730-05-15 - Robert Walpole becomes effectively Britain's 1st prime minister (was: chief min)
1730-08-04 - Crown prince Frederick of Prussia escapes to England
United States Founding Father Benjamin FranklinUnited States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin 1731-03-16 - Treaty of Vienna signed by Prince Eugene of Savoy, Count Sinzendorf and Count Gundacker, Thomas Stahremberg and the British envoy to Vienna, Sir Thomas Robinson.
1732-08-01 - Foundation laid for Bank of England
1733-01-13 - James Oglethorpe & 130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, SC
1733-05-17 - England passes Molasses Act, putting high tariffs on rum & molasses imported to the colonies from a country other than British possessions
1734-12-13 - England & Russia sign trade agreement
1737-07-31 - Prince Frederick of Wales escapes English court
1738-03-28 - Parliament sends an address to the king requesting that he demand redress from Spain (War of Jenkin's Ear)
1738-05-09 - England routes fleet in Mediterranean Sea & West-Indies
1739-01-14 - England and Spain sign 2nd Convention of Pardo
1739-04-07 - Dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing
1739-10-19 - England declares war on Spain [OS=Oct 30]
1739-10-30 - Great Britain declares war on Spain: War of Jenkin's Ear [NS=Oct 19]
1741-03-04 - British fleet under Rear Admiral of the Blue Sir Chaloner Ogle reaches Cartagena de Indias (Colombia)
1741-03-09 - English fleet under admiral Ogle begins assault on Cartagena
1742-11-18 - Prussia & Brtain sign anti-French military covenant
1743-08-16 - Earliest boxing code of rules formulated in England (Jack Broughton)
1743-09-02 - England/Austria/Savoye-Sardinia sign Treaty of Worms
1743-09-13 - Britain, Austria & Savoye-Sardinia sign Treaty of Worms
1744-02-09 - Battle at Toulon (French/Spanish vs English fleet of Adm Matthews)
1744-02-22 - Battle at Toulon: English-French & Spanish fleet
1744-03-15 - French King Louis XV declares war on Britain
1744-11-23 - English premier John Carteret resigns
1745-01-08 - England, Austria, Neth & Saxon sign anti-Prussian Quadruple Alliance
1745-03-09 - Bells for 1st American carillon shipped from England to Boston
1745-06-16 - British fleet occupies Cap Breton on St Lawrence River
1745-08-26 - England, Prussia & Hannover sign treaty
1745-09-21 - Battle of Preston Pans: Bonnie Prince Charles beats English army
1745-11-11 - Bonnie Prince Charlie's army enters England
1746-02-10 - English Pelham government resigns
1746-10-11 - Battle at Rocourt: French drive out English/Austria/Neth armies
1747-07-01 - Battle at Lafeld: France beat British/Dutch army
1747-12-09 - England & Netherlands sign military treaty
1748-01-26 - Britain, Netherlands, Austria & Sardinia sign anti-French treaty
1748-03-19 - Naturalization Act passes granting Jews right to colonize north American colonies
1749-11-02 - English Ohio Trade Company forms 1st trade post
1751-07-29 - 1st international world title prize fight-Jack Stack of England, beats challenger M Petit of France in 29 mins in England
1751-08-24 - Thomas Colley executed in England for drowning supposed witch
1751-08-31 - English troops under sir Robert Clive occupy Arcot India
1751-09-13 - Britain signs Austrian & Russian alliance
1752-06-09 - French army surrenders to the British in Trichinopoly India
1752-09-02 - Last Julian calendar day in US & Britain/British colonies (no Sept 3-Sept 13th)
1752-09-03 - Britain and the British Empire (including the American colonies) adopt the Gregorian Calendar, losing 11 days. People riot thinking the government stole 11 days of their lives
1752-09-14 - Britain (and American colonies) adopt Gregorian calendar (no Sept 3-Sept 13th)
1753-06-13 - Austria, England & Modena sign secret military treaty
1753-07-07 - British parliament grants Jews citizenship
1754-03-18 - Duke of Newcastle becomes English premier
1755-04-15 - Samuel Johnson's "A Dictionary of the English Language" published in London.
1755-09-08 - Battle of Lake George in the Province of New York: British army beats French
1755-09-19 - Great Britain & Russia sign military agreement
1755-11-14 - Henry Fox appointed British 'Secretary of State for the Southern Department'
British Prime Minister (The Great Commoner) William Pitt the ElderBritish Prime Minister (The Great Commoner) William Pitt the Elder 1755-11-20 - English minister William Pitt Sr resigns
1756-01-16 - England & Prussia sign Treaty of Westminster
1756-05-18 - England declares war on France
1756-08-29 - England & France meet in war
1757-04-06 - British King George II fires minister William Pitt Sr
1757-08-09 - English Ft William Henry, NY, surrenders to French & Indians troops
1757-11-28 - Britain condemns Convention of Kloster-Zeven
1758-07-08 - British & Colonial assault on French forces at Ticonderoga, NY
1759-08-18 - -19] 2nd sea battle of Lagos: England vs France
1762-01-04 - England declares war on Spain & Naples
1762-02-12 - British fleet occupies Martinique
1762-08-14 - English fleet occupies Havana
1762-10-06 - British troops occupy Manila Philippines
1762-11-03 - Britain & Spain sign Treaty of Paris
1763-02-10 - Treaty of Paris ends French-Indian War, surrendering Canada to Britain
1763-11-16 - English journalist John Wilkes injured in a duel
1765-11-23 - People of Frederick County Md refuse to pay England's Stamp tax
1766-05-09 - John Byron back in England after trip around the world
1766-07-09 - British premier Rockingham resigns
1767-06-18 - Samuel Wallis, an English sea captain, sights Tahiti and is considered the first European to reach the island.
Captain/Explorer James CookCaptain/Explorer James Cook 1768-08-25 - Captain James Cook departs from Plymouth, England on his 1st voyage onboard the Endeavour bound for the Pacific Ocean
1768-10-01 - English troops under general Gauge lands in Boston
1771-07-12 - James Cook sails Endeavour back to Downs England
1772-06-22 - Somerset v Stewart UK court case finds slavery unsupported by English common law, encourages abolitionist movement
1772-11-02 - Boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms
1774-02-22 - British House of Lords rules authors do not have perpetual copyright
1774-03-25 - British Parliament passes Boston Port Bill
1774-06-22 - British parliament accepts Quebec Act
1775-02-09 - English Parliament declares Mass colony is in rebellion
1775-03-22 - Edmund Burke presents his 13 articles to the Westminster Parliament
1775-06-23 - 1st regatta held on Thames, England
1775-07-30 - Captain Cook with Resolution returns to England
1776-05-04 - Rhode Island declares independence from Britain
1777-01-15 - People of New Connecticut (Vermont) declare independence from England
1777-02-21 - British ambassador Joseph Yorke demands dismissal of Governor John de Graaff for saluting US flag
1777-09-25 - British general William Howe conquers Philadelphia
1777-09-27 - British General William Howe occupies Philadelphia during American Revolution
1777-12-17 - France recognizes independence of British colonies in America
1778-02-06 - Britain declares war on France

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 3,839

1789-03-17 - Edmund Kean, London England, tragic actor (Shylock)
1789-07-19 - John Martin, English painter
1789-09-28 - Richard Bright, England, physician (Bright's Disease/nephritis)
1789-10-08 - William John Swainson, English naturalist and artist (d. 1855)
1790-04-30 - John Cockerill, English/Belgian industrialist
1790-12-19 - William Parry, England, Arctic explorer
1791-03-15 - Charles Knight, English publisher (d. 1873)
1792-03-07 - John Herschel, Slough England, William Herschel's son, astronomer
1792-06-16 - John Linnell, English artist (d. 1882)
1792-08-04 - Percy Bysshe Shelley, England, romantic poet (Adonais)
1792-10-05 - Joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (d. 1844)
1792-11-11 - Mary Anne Evans, English wife of Benjamin Disraeli (d. 1872)
1792-11-13 - Edward John Trelawney, England, traveler/author (Adv of Younger Son)
Inventor Charles BabbageInventor Charles Babbage (1792-12-26) 1792-12-26 - Charles Babbage, London, inventor (calculating machine), (d. 1871)
1793-03-03 - William Charles Macready, English actor (d. 1873)
1793-07-03 - John Claire, England, poet
1795-04-28 - Charles Sturt, England, explorer (Australia)
1795-06-13 - Thomas Arnold, English educator/historian (History of Rome)
1795-09-06 - Frances Wright, English writer and lecturer (d. 1852)
1795-10-31 - John Keats, London, England, romantic poet (Ode to a Grecian Urn), (d. 1821)
1795-12-22 - Thomas Ainsworth, English/Neth industrialist (Twentse textile)
1796-07-18 - Feargus O'Connor, County Cork, leader of English Chartists
1796-09-19 - Hartley Coleridge, English poet (d. 1849)
1796-10-09 - Joseph Bonomi the Younger, English Egyptologist (d. 1878)
1796-11-06 - George Back, English sea officer/explorer (North Canada)
1797-08-30 - Mary Shelley, London England, author (Frankenstein), (d. 1851)
1799-02-05 - John Lindley, English botanist (Elements of Botany)
1799-05-23 - Thomas Hood, English poet/composer (Song of the Shirt)
Photography Pioneer William Henry Fox TalbotPhotography Pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-02-11) 1800-02-11 - William Henry Fox Talbot, Wiltshire England, photographic pioneer
1800-10-25 - Thomas Babington Macaulay, England, poet/historian (Ivry, Naaseby)
1801-02-07 - John Rylands, England, merchant/philanthropist
1801-02-21 - John Henry Newman, England, cardinal/author (Dream of Gerontius)
1801-07-29 - George Bradshaw, English publisher (d. 1853)
1801-08-03 - Joseph Paxton, English landscape architect (Crystal Palace)
1802-02-06 - Charles Wheatstone, English physicist/musician [or Feb 7]
1802-08-14 - Letitia Elizabeth Landon, England, poet (Heath's Book of Beauty)
1803-06-30 - Thomas Lovell Beddoes, English poet
1805-02-04 - William H Ainsworth, English writer (Old St Paul's, Rookwood)
1805-08-09 - Joseph Locke, English railway and civil engineer (d. 1860)
1805-08-29 - Frederick Maurice, English theologian (d. 1872)
1805-11-07 - Thomas Brassey, English civil engineering contractor (d. 1870)
1806-03-06 - Elizabeth Barrett-Browning, Coxhoe Hall England, poet (Sonnets from the Portuguese)
1806-03-28 - Thomas Hare, English barrister (d. 1891)
Frankenstein Author Mary ShelleyFrankenstein Author Mary Shelley (1797-08-30) 1806-06-16 - Edward Davy, English physician, chemist, and inventor (d. 1885)
1807-02-08 - Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, English sculptor and naturalist (d. 1889)
1808-12-22 - Thomas Cook, England, tour director (Thomas Cook & Son)
1809-02-12 - Charles Darwin, England, discovered evolution (Origin of the Species)
1809-03-31 - Edward FitzGerald, England, writer (Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam)
1809-08-06 - Alfred Lord Tennyson, Somersby, England, Poet Laureate of Great Britain
1809-11-27 - Frances Anne "Fanny" Kemble, England, Shakespearian actress (Juliet)
1810-03-27 - William Hepworth Thompson, English classical scholar (d. 1886)
1810-04-11 - Henry Rawlinson, English scholar (d. 1895)
1810-11-10 - George Jennings English sanitary engineer (d. 1882)
1810-11-28 - William Froude, England, engineer/naval architect
1811-01-09 - Gilbert Abbott à Beckett, English writer (d. 1856)
1811-03-21 - Nathaniel Woodard, English educationalist (d. 1891)
1811-07-18 - William Makepeace Thackeray, England, Victorian novelist (Vanity Fair)
1812-02-07 - Charles Dickens, England, novelist (Oliver Twist, Tale of 2 Cities)
Novelist Charles DickensNovelist Charles Dickens (1812-02-07) 1812-03-01 - Augustus Pugin, English-born architect (d. 1852)
1812-05-07 - Robert Browning, London England, poet (Pied Piper)
1812-05-12 - Edward Lear, England, landscape painter, (Complete Nonsense Book)
1812-07-15 - James Hope-Scott, English barrister (d. 1873)
1812-12-06 - Robert Spear Hudson, English businessman (d. 1884)
1812-12-14 - Charles J Canning, English earl/1st viceroy of British-Indies
1813-01-04 - Louis L Bonaparte, English/French linguist/senator
1813-03-15 - John Snow, English epidemiologist (d. 1858)
1814-01-11 - James Paget, English surgeon (disease of Paget)
1814-01-17 - Ellen Wood, English author (East Lynne, Pomeroy Abbey)
1814-06-08 - Charles Reade, England, novelist (Cloister & Hearth)
1815-04-24 - Anthony Trollope, England, novelist/poet (Barchester Towers)
1815-06-11 - Julia Margaret Cameron, English photographer (d. 1879)
1815-11-24 - Grace Darling, English heroine (d. 1842)
1815-12-10 - Ada Lovelace, London, English mathematician (d. 1852)
1816-04-17 - Thomas Hazlehurst, English Methodist chapel builder (d. 1876)
1816-04-21 - Charlotte Bronte, Tornton England, novelist (Jane Eyre)
1816-04-22 - Philip James Bailey, English poet (Festus)
1816-07-20 - William Bowman, English anatomist
1817-02-02 - John Glover, English chemist (sulfuric acid)
1817-04-18 - George Henry Lewes, English philosophical writer (Life of Goethe)
1817-07-15 - John Fowler, English engineer (London Metropolitan Railway)
1818-03-22 - John Ainsworth Horrocks, English-born explorer of South Australia (d. 1846)
Novelist Emily Jane BronteNovelist Emily Jane Bronte (1818-07-30) 1818-07-30 - Emily Jane Bronte, Thornton England, novelist (Wuthering Heights), (d. 1848)
1818-09-16 - Francis Seymour Haden, English surgeon/graphic artist
1819-02-19 - Mark Prager Lindo, English/Dutch author/novelist/writer
1819-03-11 - Henry Tate, English sugar producer (Tate Gallery)
1819-03-28 - Sir Joseph Bazalgette, English civil engineer (d. 1891)
1819-06-05 - John Couch Adams, English astronomer (co-discover Neptune)
1819-11-22 - George Eliot, [Mary Anne Evans], Nuneaton England, author (Middlemarch, Silas Marner)
1820-01-17 - Anne Bronte, English novelist/poet (Tenant of Wildfell Hall)
1820-01-20 - Anne Jemima Clough, England, promoted higher education for women
1820-02-28 - John Tenniel, England, cartoonist/illustrator (Alice in Wonderland)
1820-03-17 - Jean Ingelow, English poet (d. 1897)
1820-04-27 - Herbert Spencer, Derby England, Victorian philosopher (Social Statics)
1820-05-04 - Joseph Whitaker, England, publisher, founded Whitaker's Almanack
1820-08-13 - George Grove, London, England, biblical scholar/misicographer
1821-02-03 - Elizabeth Blackwell, Bristol England, 1st woman physician
Physician Elizabeth BlackwellPhysician Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-02-03) 1821-06-08 - Samuel White Baker, London England, explorer (Ceylon/Egypt)
1821-10-11 - George Williams, England, founder YMCA
1822-02-16 - Francis Galton, Birmingham England, anthropologist & geneticist
1822-07-02 - Douglas Strutt Galton, English engineer (rails/trains)

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 601 - 700 of 1,884

1703-04-20 - Lancelot Addison, English royal chaplain (b. 1632)
1703-05-26 - Samuel Pepys, English marine expert (Diary)/composer, dies at 70
1703-10-28 - John Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (wig of W), dies
1704-04-08 - Henry Sydney, 1st Earl of Romney, English statesman (b. 1641)
1704-06-18 - Tom Brown, English satirist (b. 1662)
1704-07-20 - Peregrine White, first English child born in the Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1620)
1704-10-28 - John Locke, English philosopher (2 treatises of government), dies at 72
1705-01-17 - John Ray, English naturalist (b. 1627)
1705-07-13 - Titus Oates, English Protestant conspirator (b. 1649)
1705-11-30 - Catherine of Braganza, wife of Charles II of England (b. 1638)
1706-01-29 - Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, English poet and courtier (b. 1638)
Philosopher John LockePhilosopher John Locke (1704-10-28) 1707-01-20 - Humphrey Hody, English theologian (b. 1659)
1707-06-23 - John Mill, English theologian
1707-08-18 - William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English soldier and statesman (b. 1640)
1707-09-15 - George Stepney, English poet and diplomat (b. 1663)
1708-09-06 - Sir John Morden, English merchant and philanthropist (b. 1623)
1708-10-28 - Prince George of Denmark, Consort of Queen Anne of England (b. 1653)
1709-01-24 - George Rooke, English admiral (b. 1650)
1709-03-08 - William Cowper/Cooper, English anatomist, dies at about 62
1709-03-09 - Ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, English diplomat
1709-07-17 - Robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (b. 1646)
1709-10-09 - Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland, English mistress of Charles II of England (b. 1640)
1709-11-23 - Hans Willem baron Bentinck, Dutch/English earl of Portland, dies at 60
1710-04-28 - Thomas Betterton, English actor
1711-03-19 - Thomas Ken, English bishop and hymn-writer (b. 1637)
1711-05-02 - Laurence Hyde, 1st Earl of Rochester, English statesman (b. 1641)
1711-08-25 - Edward Villiers, 1st Earl of Jersey, English politician
1712-02-02 - Martin Lister, English naturalist and physician
1712-03-25 - Nehemiah Grew, English naturalist (b. 1641)
1712-07-12 - Richard Cromwell, English Lord Protector (1658-59), dies at 85
1712-07-26 - Thomas Osborne, English PM (1690-94), dies at 80
1712-08-03 - Joshua Barnes, English scholar (b. 1654)
1712-08-18 - Richard Savage, 4th Earl Rivers, English soldier
1712-08-29 - Gregory King, English statistician (law of King), dies at 63
1712-11-15 - Charles Mohun, 4th Baron Mohun, English politician (b. 1675)
1712-12-15 - Sidney 1st earl of Godolphine, English minister of Finance, dies at 67
1713-05-20 - Thomas Sprat, English writer (b. 1635)
1713-11-07 - Elizabeth Barry, English actress (b. 1658)
1713-11-20 - Thomas Tompion, English clock maker (cylinder tunnel), dies
1713-12-14 - Thomas Rymer, English historian (b. 1641)
1714-02-02 - John Sharp, English Archbishop of York (b. 1643)
1714-02-24 - Edmund Andros, English governor in North America (b. 1637)
1714-06-22 - Matthew Henry, English non-conformist minister (b. 1662)
1714-08-01 - Anne Stuart, queen of England (1702-14), dies at about 49
1714-08-26 - Edward Fowler, English Bishop of Gloucester (b. 1632)
1715-08-12 - Nahum Tate, English poet/playwright/poet laureate, dies
1715-10-15 - Humphry Ditton, English mathematician (b. 1675)
1715-12-15 - George Hickes, English linguist (Old German Philology), dies at 73
1716-04-26 - John Somers, 1st Baron Somers, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1651)
1716-06-05 - Roger Cotes, English mathematician (b. 1682)
1716-06-28 - George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, English general (b. 1665)
1716-07-08 - Robert South, English churchman (b. 1634)
1717-10-26 - Catherine Sedley, English mistress of James II of England (b. 1657)
1718-01-06 - Richard Hoare, English goldsmith and banker (b. 1648)
1718-02-01 - Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, English politician (b. 1660)
1718-02-18 - Pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (b. 1663)
1718-05-07 - Mary of Modena, wife of James II of England (b. 1658)
English Philosopher and Founder of Pennsylvania William PennEnglish Philosopher and Founder of Pennsylvania William Penn (1718-07-30) 1718-07-30 - William Penn, English Philosopher, Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania (No cross, no crown), dies at 73
1718-12-06 - Nicholas Rowe, English poet and dramatist (b. 1674)
1719-06-17 - Joseph Addison, English poet/writer/secretary of state, dies at 47
1719-09-07 - John Harris, English writer
1719-09-27 - George Smalridge, English Bishop of Bristol (b. 1662)
1720-01-31 - Thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654)
1720-02-27 - Samuel Parris, English-born Puritan minister (b. 1653)
1720-08-09 - Simon Ockley, English orientalist (b. 1678)
1720-11-17 - Calico Jack, English pirate (b. 1682)
1721-02-05 - James Stanhope 1st earl of Stanhope, English general, dies at 47
1721-02-16 - James Craggs the Younger, English politician (b. 1686)
1721-02-24 - John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, English statesman and poet (b. 1648)
1721-03-16 - James Craggs the Elder, English politician (b. 1657)
1721-10-11 - Edward Colston, English merchant and philanthropist (b. 1636)
1721-12-17 - Richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough, English statesman (b. 1640)
1721-12-22 - Nathaniel Hawes, tortured & executed in England for robbery
1722-01-21 - Charles Paulet, 2nd Duke of Bolton, English supporter of William III of England (b. 1661)
1722-06-16 - John Churchill up Marlborough, English general strategist, dies at 72
Architect Christopher WrenArchitect Christopher Wren (1723-02-25) 1723-02-25 - Christopher Wren, England, astronomer/architect, dies at 90
1723-02-26 - Thomas d'Urfey, English writer (b. 1653)
1723-04-11 - John Robinson, English diplomat (b. 1650)
1723-07-26 - Robert Bertie, 1st Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (b. 1660)
1723-08-17 - Joseph Bingham, English scholar (b. 1668)
1723-10-10 - William Cowper, 1st Earl Cowper, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1665)
1723-11-07 - Godfrey Kneller, English painter (74-77), dies
1723-12-01 - Susanna Centlivre, English dramatist and actress
1724-02-12 - Elkanah Settle, English writer (b. 1648)
1724-06-15 - Henry Sacheverell, English churchman and politician (b. 1674)
1724-11-16 - Jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged
1725-04-08 - John Wise, English clergyman (b. 1652)
1725-05-21 - Robert Haley earl of Oxford, English Whig-premier (1710-4), dies at 63
1725-05-24 - Jonathan Wild, English criminal (b. 1682)
1726-03-05 - Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull, English politician
1726-03-26 - John Vanbrugh, Dutch/English playwright (Provoked Wife), dies at 62
1726-05-10 - Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans, English soldier (b. 1670)
1726-12-02 - Samuel Penhallow, English-born American colonist and historian (b. 1665)
1727-02-13 - William Wotton, English scholar (b. 1666)
Physicist & Mathematician Isaac NewtonPhysicist & Mathematician Isaac Newton (1727-03-31) 1727-03-31 - Isaac Newton, English physicist/astronomer, dies in London at 84
1727-06-10 - George Ludwig, German monarch of Hannover/king of England, dies at 67
1729-01-19 - William Congreve, English dramatist (Love for Love), dies at 58
1729-10-09 - Richard Blackmore, English physician and writer (b. 1654)
1730-01-01 - Samuel Sewall, English judge (b. 1652)
1730-05-30 - Arabella Churchill, mistress of James II of England, sister of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (b. 1648)


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