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Upon the death of Emperor Peter II, his cousin Anna of Russia becomes empress. Read More
New York City's first synagogue, the Shearith Israel, is dedicated. Read More
The Tobacco Inspection Act of 1730 is passed by the Virginia House of Burgesses to regulate the quality of tobacco in Virginia.
Robert Walpole is left as the sole and undisputed leader of the Cabinet of Great Britain upon the retirement of Charles Townshend.
A earthquake strikes Valparaiso, Chile. Read More
Pope Benedict XIII is succeeded by Pope Clement XII as the 246th pope. Read More
Ahmed III is succeeded by Mahmud as Ottoman Emperor. Read More
The Neva and Svir Rivers are linked upon the completion of the Ladoga Canal in Russia. Read More