Historical Events for Year 1722

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Events 1 - 15 of 15

Jan 24th - Tsar Peter the Great begins civil system
Jan 24th - Edward Wigglesworth appointed 1st north American divinity professor (Harvard)
Mar 8th - Afghan monarch Mir Mahmud occupies Persia
Mar 17th - Willem KH Friso appointed mayor of Drente
Apr 5th - Jacob Roggeveen discovers Easter Island
Apr 6th - Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia, ends tax on men with beards
Apr 22nd - 19 VOC "komplotteurs" in Batavia executed
Apr 30th - Game of Billiards is mentioned in New England Courant
May 3rd - Pierre de Marivaux' "La Double Inconstance" premieres in Paris
Jun 30th - Hungarian Parliament condemns Emperor Karel VI's Pragmatic Sanctions
Jul 25th - The Three Years War begins along the Maine and Massachusetts border.
Sep 12th - Russian troops occupy Baku & Derbent on Persia
Oct 19th - Frenchman C Hopffer patents fire extinguisher
Russian Tsar Peter the GreatRussian Tsar Peter the Great Nov 2nd - Willem KH Friso (11) appointed viceroy of Gelderland
Nov 7th - Richard Steele's "Conscious Lovers," premieres in London

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