1730 Newspaper Archives

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Historical Events

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NewspaperArchive contains content representing centuries of historical events and information. Some of the most notable events from the year 1730 include Anna of Russia becoming the empress upon the death of Peter II, the dedication of the Shearith Israel as New York City's first synagogue, Robert Walpole becoming the leader of the Cabinet of Great Britain, the Tobacco Inspection Act of 1730 being passed by the Virginia House of Burgesses, the completion of the Ladoga Canal in Russia, and so much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.

Historical Events
For Year 1730

There is no better source of the stories of yesterday, as they were actually told, than Newspaper Archives. Discover your ancestry with records from every world history event and find treasures that simply aren't available anywhere else. Newspaper Archives have preserved essential accounts of your family, famous people and events that shaped this nation for hundreds of years. What will you discover?

January 29, 1730

Upon the death of Emperor Peter II, his cousin Anna of Russia becomes empress. Read More

April 8, 1730

New York City's first synagogue, the Shearith Israel, is dedicated. Read More

May, 1730

The Tobacco Inspection Act of 1730 is passed by the Virginia House of Burgesses to regulate the quality of tobacco in Virginia.
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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.
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July 8, 1730

A earthquake strikes Valparaiso, Chile. Read More

July 12, 1730

Pope Benedict XIII is succeeded by Pope Clement XII as the 246th pope. Read More

September 17, 1730

Ahmed III is succeeded by Mahmud as Ottoman Emperor. Read More

October 22, 1730

The Neva and Svir Rivers are linked upon the completion of the Ladoga Canal in Russia. Read More

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