January 26 - Treaty of Karlowitz
May 1 - Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville
founds the first European settlement in the
Mississippi River Valley.Births
February 17 - Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff
, master builder (+ 1753).
May 13 - Marquis of Pombal
, Portuguese prime minister.
November 2 - Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin
, French painter ( + 1779).
December 10 - King Christian VI
December 13 - Lena Roodzand
April 21 - Jean Racine
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