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January 29, 1730
Upon the death of Emperor Peter II, his cousin Anna of Russia becomes empress.
April 8, 1730
New York City's first synagogue, the Shearith Israel, is dedicated.
The Tobacco Inspection Act of 1730 is passed by the Virginia House of Burgesses to regulate the quality of tobacco in Virginia.
May 15, 1730
Robert Walpole is left as the sole and undisputed leader of the Cabinet of Great Britain upon the retirement of Charles Townshend.