Historical Events for Year 1741

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Feb 13th - Andrew Bedford publishes 1st American magazine (American Magazine)
Feb 16th - Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine (2nd US Mag) begins publishing
Mar 4th - British fleet under Rear Admiral of the Blue Sir Chaloner Ogle reaches Cartagena de Indias (Colombia)
Mar 9th - English fleet under admiral Ogle begins assault on Cartagena
Apr 10th - War of the Austrian Succession: Prussia defeats Austria in the Battle of Mollwitz.
Apr 13th - Dutch people protest bad quality of bread
Apr 13th - Royal Military Academy forms at Woolwich
May 8th - France & Bavaria sign Covenant of Nymphenburg
May 28th - Spain & Bavaria sign treaty
Jun 4th - Prussia goes to the Covenant of Nymphenburg
Jun 15th - Capt Bering leaves Petropavlovsk, sailing to America
United States Founding Father Benjamin FranklinUnited States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin Jun 30th - Pope Benedict XIV encyclical forbidding traffic in alms
Jul 15th - Alexei Chirikov sights land in Southeast Alaska. He sends men ashore in a longboat, making them the first Europeans to visit Alaska.
Jul 28th - Capt Bering discovers Mount St Elias, Alaska
Jul 31st - Charles Albert of Bavaria invades Upper Austria and Bohemia.
Aug 15th - French troops attack the Rhine
Aug 20th - Alaska first sighted by Danish explorer Vitus Bering at head of Russian expedition
Sep 11th - Queen Maria Theresa addresses Hungarian Parliament
Sep 14th - George Frideric Handel finishes "Messiah" oratorio, after working on it non-stop for 23 days
Composer George Friedrich HandelComposer George Friedrich Handel Nov 26th - French & Beiers army occupies Prague
Dec 5th - -6] Russian princess Elisabeth Petrovna grabs powers
Dec 7th - Elisabeth Petrovna becomes tsarina of Russia
Dec 25th - Astronomer Anders Celsius introduces Centigrade temperature scale
Dec 27th - Prussian forces took Olmutz, Czechoslovakia

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