1743 Newspaper Archives

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Historical Events

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The years that have defined our past, present, and future are available through research and exploration. Our archive of newspapers contains the most notable of events from many years, including the year 1743. Events from this year include the announcement of Henry Pelham as British Prime Minister, the defeat of Sir Charles Knowles and his British expeditionary fleet by the Spanish in the Battle of La Guiara, King George II of Great Britain leading his own troops in the Battle of Dettingen as the last British king to do so, the signing of the Treaty of Åbo by Russia and Sweden, the signing of the Treaty of Worms by Great Britain, Austria, and Sardinia, 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 1743

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?

February 14, 1743

Henry Pelham is announced as the British Prime Minister. Read More

February 21, 1743

The premiere of Samson by George Frideric Handel takes place in London. Read More

March 2, 1743

The Spanish defeat Sir Charles Knowles and his British expeditionary fleet in the Battle of La Guaira.
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May 10, 1743

The final term of Governor Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville as Governor of colonial French Louisiana ends in New France.
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June 16, 1743

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.
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August 7, 1743

The Treaty of Åbo is signed by Russia and Sweden. Read More

September 11, 1743

The flogging of Natalia Lopukhina in front of the Twelve Collegia building takes place in Saint Petersburg.
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September 13, 1743

Great Britain, Austria, and Sardinia sign the Treaty of Worms. Read More

November 5, 1743

Joseph-Nicolas Delisle organizes scientific observations of the transit of Mercury. Read More

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