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Gebeurtenissen:

Geboren:
2 Februari - Jan van den Houten.
15 November - William Herschel, ontdekker van Uranus, te Hannover, Duitsland.

Gedoopt:
1 Januari - Martina van den Houten.
19 April - Petrus van Vletingen.
14 Juni - Adrianus van Ginneken.

Overleden:

Begraven:
8 December - Lena Roodzand.


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1738
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Events:
April 15 - - Premiere in London of Serse, an Italian opera by George Frideric Handel.
November 13 - Ratification of the Treaty of Vienna.
The excavation of Herculaneum, a Roman city buried by Vesuvius in AD 79, begins.
John and Charles Wesley form the Methodist Society, on their return to England.
Stanislas receives Lorraine in exchange for renouncing the Polish throne.
Pierre Louis Maupertuis publishes Sur la figure de la terre, which 'confirms Newton's
view that the earth is a spheroid slightly flattened at the poles'.
Franz Ketterer invents the cuckoo clock.
Jacques de Vaucanson presents the world's first automaton, The Flute Player, to the
French Academy of Sciences.

Births:
January 21 - Ethan Allen, American patriot leader.
February 2 - Jan van den Houten.
May 27 - Nathaniel Gorham, American politican (+1796).
June 4 - King George III of the United Kingdom.
Arthur Phillip, first governor of New South Wales, Australia.

Baptized:
January 1 - Martina van den Houten.
April 19 - Petrus van Vletingen.
June 14 - Adrianus van Ginneken.

Deaths:

Interred:
December 8 - Lena Roodzand.


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