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Gebeurtenissen:
Paus Clemens XII volgt Paus Benedictus XIII op.
Anders Celsius wordt in Uppsala hoogleraar in de astronomie.

Geboren:
12 Juli - Josiah Wedgwood, pottenbakker.

Gedoopt:
19 April - Catharina van Ginneken.
18 November - Jacob Markussen Vreeswijk.

Overleden:
3 April - Alphonsus van den Houte.


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Events:
Pope Clement XII elected.
September 17 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire
from Ahmed III (1703-1730) to Mahmud I (1730-1754).
Anna Ivanova (Anna I of Russia) became czarina.
The Sextant is invented, probably by John Hadley.

Births:
July 12 - Josiah Wedgwood, potter (died 1795).
July 26 - Charles Messier, astronomer (died 1817).
November 23 - William Moultrie, American General.
William Hamilton, British diplomat and antiquary (died 1803).
Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham,
British Whig politician, prime minister 1765-66 and 1782 (died 1782).

Baptized:
April 19 - Catharina van Ginneken.
November 18 - Jacob Markussen Vreeswijk.

Deaths:
April 3 - Alphonsus van den Houte.
October 15 - Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, French explorer.
Pope Benedict XIII.
Peter II of Russia (born 1715).


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