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Henry Pelham is announced as the British Prime Minister. Read More
The premiere of Samson by George Frideric Handel takes place in London. Read More
The Spanish defeat Sir Charles Knowles and his British expeditionary fleet in the Battle of La Guaira.
The final term of Governor Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville as Governor of colonial French Louisiana ends in New France.
King George II of Great Britain leads his own troops in the Battle of Dettingen in Bavaria and is the last British king to do so.
The Treaty of Åbo is signed by Russia and Sweden. Read More
The flogging of Natalia Lopukhina in front of the Twelve Collegia building takes place in Saint Petersburg.
Great Britain, Austria, and Sardinia sign the Treaty of Worms. Read More
Joseph-Nicolas Delisle organizes scientific observations of the transit of Mercury. Read More