1750 Newspaper Archives

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Historical Events

Unearth Your Ancestors and Family History in Newspapers from 1750.

Historical events have been documented through the use of newspapers for centuries, gathering the important events that have occurred throughout the years. Some of the important events that took place in the year 1750 include the destruction of ten thousand homes by a fire in Istanbul, José I taking the throne of Portugal, Halifax, Nova Scotia almost completely being destroyed by a fire, a riot braking out in Lhasa, Tibet, the opening of the Westminster Bridge, 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 1750

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?

January, 1750

Ten thousand homes are destroyed by a fire in Istanbul. Read More

April, 1750

Istanbul is devastated by a second fire only 4 months later. Read More

April 4, 1750

Warrington, England is hit by a small earthquake. Read More

May, 1750

Rumors of police abducting children spread throughout Paris, causing riots. Read More

July, 1750

The son of João V, José I, takes the throne of Portugal. Read More

July 9, 1750

Jonas Hanway returns home to Germany and the Netherlands from St. Petersburg. Read More

July 11, 1750

A fire almost completely destroys Halifax, Nova Scotia. Read More

August 23, 1750

Spalding, Lincolnshire in England is hit by a small earthquake. Read More

September 30, 1750

Northampton, England is hit by a earthquake. Read More

November 11, 1750

Lhasa, Tibet experiences the break out of a riot after the regent of Tibet is murdered. Read More

November 18, 1750

The opening of Westminster Bridge takes place in London. Read More

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Tap into that historic information without the hassle of manually sorting through mounds of papers. All of these 1750 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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