Historical Events For Year 1730

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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