1737 Newspaper Archives

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Historical Events

Unearth Your Ancestors and Family History in Newspapers from 1737.

Newspapers have always served as an essential source of information. They hold irreplaceable information on the hundreds of years of history they represent. For the year 1737, some such events that can be further discovered through the use of our archival of newspapers is the passing of the Theatrical Licensing Act in Britain, Austria joining the Russo-Turkish War, the establishment of the News Letter newspaper, the completion of the Walking Purchase, the inauguration of the Teatro di San Carlo, 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 1737

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?

May 28, 1737

John Bevis witnesses the passing of the planet Venus in front of Mercury at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.
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June 21, 1737

Plays are required to be submitted to the Lord Chamberlain for censorship by the Theatrical Licensing Act in Britain.
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June 30, 1737

The Ottoman fortress of Ochakov is stormed by Field Marshal Munnich and his Russian forces, taking 4,000 Turks as prisoners during the Russo-Turkish War.
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July, 1737

Austria joins in the Russo-Turkish War. Read More

September 1, 1737

The News Letter is established in Belfast, Ireland as the world's oldest English language newspaper.
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September 20, 1737

The Walking Purchase is completed by Runner Edward Marshall, leading to 1,200,000 acres of the Lenape-Delaware tribal land being ceded to the Pennsylvania Colony.
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October 7, 1737

Approximately 300,000 people in Bengal, India are killed by a tropical cyclone. Read More

October 16, 1737

The Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia is hit by a earthquake with a magnitude of 9.3. Read More

November 4, 1737

The inauguration of the Teatro di San Carlo takes place in Naples, Italy as Europe's oldest working opera house.
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Tap into that historic information without the hassle of manually sorting through mounds of papers. All of these 1737 events have been preserved in various newspapers and can be researched using our extensive newspaper collection of 155+ million of pages with detailed documentation of many of the World's most prominent historical events.

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