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Gebeurtenissen:

Geboren:
24 Oktober - Anna Amalia, de latere vorstin van Saksen-Weimar, dochter van
hertog Karel van Brunswijk-Wolfenbüttel.

Overleden:
24 Mei Koning Narendra Simha van Kandy op Ceylon.

Begraven:
15 December - Maria (Mayken) van den Houte.


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Events:
March 20 - Nadir Shah occupies Delhi in India and sacks the city stealing the
jewels of the Peacock Throne.
September 9 - Stono Rebellion.
September 18 - Treaty of Belgrade signed.
October 8 - Treaty of Nissa signed.
October 23 - Great Britain declares war on Spain. This becomes known
as the War of Jenkins' Ear.
November 21 - The British capture the South American silver exporting
town of Porto Bello from the Spanish.

Births:
July 26 - George Clinton, American soldier and politician (died 1812).
November 20 - Jean-François de la Harpe, French critic (died 1803).
Charles François Dumouriez, French general (died 1823).
Johann Augustus Eberhard, German theologian and philosopher (died 1809).
Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours, founder of a family of entrepreneurs (died 1817).

Deaths:
April 7 - Dick Turpin, highwayman (hanged).

Interred:
December 15 - Maria (Mayken) van den Houte.


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