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.
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Bonnie Prince Charlie becomes Great Britain's new Stuart claimant as King Charles III. Read More
King of Denmark is announced as being Christian VII. Read More
The Beast of Gévaudan or Wolves of Périgord wolf attacks occur in France. Read More
Benjamin Franklin sponsors the election of John Mills as a Fellow of the Royal Society. Read More
A Dutch East India Company slave ship is seized in the Indian Ocean by Malagasy people who were kept captive in the Meermin slave mutiny.
Upon the death of the last Duke of Lorraine, King Stanislaw Leszczynski of Poland, Lorraine becomes French again.
The first Spanish governor Antonio de Ulloa of Louisiana arrives in New Orleans. Read More
The very unpopular Stamp Act is repealed by the British Parliament during the American Revolution.
The Queen's College charter is signed by the last Colonial governor William Franklin of New Jersey.
The report of a British Sloop of War is searching and sieving vessels passing Cape Lookout, North Carolina is made to the Pennsylvania Gazette.
The return of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to Salzburg takes place after the Mozart family grand tour of Europe.
Sweden becomes the first country to protect freedom of the press by their Constitution with the introduction of the Freedom of the Press Act.
James Christie establishes Christie's auction house in London. Read More
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