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                               The Life of Rusco, Ruth
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1645/--/-- 0 *** Rusco, Ruth - Born Boston, Massachusetts
1645/--/-- 0 - Alexis succeeds Michael as the Romanov tsar of Russia.
1645/--/-- 0 - Claybourne's Rebellion ends, MD
1645/--/-- 0 - French philosopher and scientist Blaise Pascal invents the first adding machine.
1645/--/-- 0 - Oliver Cromwell defeats Charles I at the Battle of Naseby.
1645/--/-- 0 - The Swedes defeat Denmark and later defeat the Imperial forces at Jankau.
1645/--/-- 0 - William Laud archbishop of Canterbury is executed.
1646/--/-- 1 - Flemish painter Teniers the Younger paints the Village Fete.
1646/--/-- 1 - Spanish artist Bartolome Esteban Murillo paints Holy Family With a Bird.
1646/--/-- 1 - The English Civil War ends when Charles I surrenders to the Parliamentarians.
1646/--/-- 1 - The Swedes capture Prague and invade Bavaria with their French allies.
1647/--/-- 2 - Charles I escapes from England and concludes a treaty with the Scots.
1647/--/-- 2 - Peter Stuyvesant becomes governor of the Dutch colony of the New Netherlands.
1648/--/-- 3 - Dutch architect Jacob van Campen designs the Amsterdam City Hall.
1648/--/-- 3 - Frederick III succeeds Christian IV as king of Denmark.
1648/--/-- 3 - George Fox founds the Society of Friends (Quakers) about this time.
1648/--/-- 3 - Margaret Jones becomes the first person executed as a witch in North America.
1648/--/-- 3 - Naples is restored to Spanish rule after a brief uprising.
1648/--/-- 3 - Russian explorer Semyon Dezhnev discovers the Bering Strait.
1648/--/-- 3 - The Dutch and Swiss republics achieve independence.
1648/--/-- 3 - The English settle in the Bahamas.
1648/--/-- 3 - The Fronde revolt begins in France against Anne of Austria and Cardinal Mazarin.
1648/--/-- 3 - The Scots renew the Civil War but are defeated at Preston; Charles I is captured.
1648/--/-- 3 - The Treaty of Westphalia ends the Thirty Years' War.
1649/--/-- 4 - Charles I is executed; the English Commonwealth (republic) begins.
1649/--/-- 4 - French artist Georges de La Tour paints Saint Irene Mourning Saint Sebastian.
1649/--/-- 4 - Oliver Cromwell suppresses a Catholic rebellion in Ireland.
1649/01/-- 4 - Cromwellian interregnum begins.
1650/--/-- 5 - Charles II lands in Scotland to renew the English Civil War.
1650/--/-- 5 - Dutch landscape artist Aelbert Cuyp paints the View of Dordrecht.
1650/--/-- 5 - Irish Bishop James Ussher establishes the date of creation at 4004 BC.
1650/--/-- 5 - Oratorios become a popular form of musical performance in Italy.
1650/--/-- 5 - The Holy Roman Empire and Sweden sign the Treaty of Nuremberg.
1650/--/-- 5 - The Ukiyo-e school of art begins to flourish in Japan about this time.
1650/--/-- 5 - The first coffeehouses are opened in London about this time.
1650/--/-- 5 - Whaling becomes an important industry in New England about this time.
1651/--/-- 6 - Charles II is crowned by the Scots; defeated at Worcester, he escapes to France.
1651/--/-- 6 - Navigation Acts affecting Colonies
1651/--/-- 6 - Thomas Hobbes publishes Leviathan, a defense of absolute monarchy.
1652/--/-- 7 - Cape Town is founded by the Dutch in South Africa.
1652/--/-- 7 - The English Navigation Acts (1651) lead to the first Anglo-Dutch War.
1653/--/-- 8 - English writer Izaak Walton publishes The Compleat Angler.
1653/--/-- 8 - French composer Jean Baptiste Lully writes the first minuet.
1653/--/-- 8 - Louis XIV becomes known as the Sun King after his role in the Ballet de la Nuit.
1653/--/-- 8 - Oliver Cromwell becomes the lord protector of England.
1654/--/-- 9 - Blaise Pascal and Pierre de Fermat collaborate on theories of probability.
1654/--/-- 9 - French philosopher Blaise Pascal joins the Jansenist sect at Port-Royal.
1654/--/-- 9 - Poland and Russia are at war over possession of the Ukraine.
1654/--/-- 9 - Queen Christina of Sweden abdicates and becomes a Roman Catholic.
1654/--/-- 9 - The Portuguese drive the Dutch from Brazil.
1654/--/-- 9 - The Treaty of Westminster ends the first Anglo-Dutch War.
1655/--/-- 10 - Civil War, MD (Catholic & Protestant)
1655/--/-- 10 - Conquest of New Sweden, DL
1655/--/-- 10 - Dutch colonists under Peter Stuyvesant seize Swedish settlements in Delaware.
1655/--/-- 10 - The English capture Jamaica from Spain.
1655/--/-- 10 - The Little Northern War begins with Sweden invading Poland and capturing Warsaw.
1656/--/-- 11 - Diego Velazquez paints The Maids of Honor at the court of Spain.
1656/--/-- 11 - Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza is expelled from the synagogue at Amsterdam.
1656/--/-- 11 - Dutch philosopher Christiaan Huygens patents the first pendulum clock.
1656/--/-- 11 - England joins France in the war against Spain.
1656/--/-- 11 - Italian artist and architect Giovanni Bernini designs the Piazza of St. Peter's, Rome.
1656/--/-- 11 - Quaker Persecution, MASS, VA, CONN
1656/--/-- 11 - The Holy Roman Empire, Russia and Denmark declare war on Sweden.
1657/--/-- 12 - Otto von Guericke demonstrates that it is possible for a vacuum to exist.
1657/--/-- 12 - The Swedes attack Denmark and besiege Copenhagen.
1658/--/-- 13 - Aurangzeb deposes his father Shah Jahan as Mogul emperor of India.
1658/--/-- 13 - Dutch genre artist Jan Vermeer paints The Milkmaid.
1658/--/-- 13 - Dutch naturalist Jan Swammerdam describes red blood cells.
1658/--/-- 13 - French colonists found the city of Saint-Louis on the Senegal River in Africa.
1658/--/-- 13 - Leopold I succeeds Ferdinand III as Holy Roman Emperor.
1658/--/-- 13 - Oliver Cromwell dies; he is succeeded by his son Richard as lord protector of England.
1659/--/-- 14 - French explorers Radisson and Groseilliers explore Minnesota.
1659/--/-- 14 - Richard Cromwell resigns as lord protector of England.
1659/--/-- 14 - The Peace of the Pyrenees ends a 24-year war between France and Spain.
1660/--/-- 15 - Charles II is restored to the English throne by Parliament.
1660/--/-- 15 - Dutch farmers (Boers) settle in South Africa.
1660/--/-- 15 - Dutch genre artist Gabriel Metsu paints The Sick Child.
1660/--/-- 15 - English public servant Samuel Pepys begins his Diary.
1660/--/-- 15 - Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg, gains control of Prussia from Poland.
1660/--/-- 15 - Louis XIV of France marries Marie Therese of Spain.
1660/--/-- 15 - Peter Stuyvesant founds the first permanent settlement in New Jersey at Bergen (Jersey City).
1660/--/-- 15 - The Bambara kingdom begins to flourish on the upper Niger about this time.
1660/--/-- 15 - The Peace of Copenhagen ends the war between Sweden and Denmark.
1660/--/-- 15 - The Peace of Oliva ends the war between Sweden, Poland, Austria and Brandenburg.
1660/--/-- 15 - The Peace of Oliva ends the war between Sweden, Poland, Austria and Brandenburg.
1660/--/-- 15 - Theaters are reopened in England; the period of Restoration drama begins.
1660/05/09 15 - Charles Stuart restored to throne of England as Charles II.
1661/--/-- 16 - Charles II orders that Cromwell's corpse be disinterred, hanged and beheaded.
1661/--/-- 16 - Chinese pirate Koxinga drives the Dutch from Formosa (Taiwan).
1661/--/-- 16 - Dutch-born artist Peter Lely is made court painter to Charles II.
1661/--/-- 16 - Emperor K'ang-hsi succeeds to the throne in China.
1661/--/-- 16 - The English acquire Bombay from Portugal.
1661/--/-- 16 - The first Bible printed in North America is John Elliot's translation into Algonquian.
1661/04/03 16 - Charles II crowned King of England and Scotland at Westminster Abbey by William
1662/--/-- 17 - Charles II grants a charter to the Royal Society of London for Natural Knowledge.
1662/--/-- 17 - France purchases Dunkerque from England.
1662/--/-- 17 - French architect Andre Le Notre designs the gardens for the Palace of Versailles.
1662/--/-- 17 - Robert Boyle develops his theory of gases (now known as Boyle's Law).
1662/--/-- 17 - The Portuguese surrender Tangier to England.
1662/--/-- 17 - The Theatre Royal is built in Drury Lane, London.
1663/--/-- 18 - Dutch genre artist Jan Steen paints the Woman Undressing.
1663/--/-- 18 - The Ottoman Turks invade Hungary.
1663/--/-- 18 - The first turnpike (toll) roads are established in England.
1664/--/-- 19 - England seizes New Amsterdam from the Dutch, renaming it New York.
1664/--/-- 19 - The Austrians defeat the Turks at Saint Gotthard and conclude a 20-year truce.
1664/--/-- 19 - The French East India Company is founded.
1664/--/-- 19 - The Trappists order of monks is founded at La Trappe in France.
1665/--/-- 20 *** Bayless, John [Husband] & Rusco, Ruth - Married
1665/--/-- 20 - An outbreak of the Great Plague begins in London.
1665/--/-- 20 - Charles II succeeds Philip IV as king of Spain.
1665/--/-- 20 - Dutch genre artist Gerard Ter Borch paints the Flea Hunt.
1665/--/-- 20 - England and Portugal defeat Spain and establish Portuguese independence.
1665/--/-- 20 - Jean Baptiste Colbert becomes minister of finance for Louis XIV.
1665/--/-- 20 - Robert Hooke publishes his microscope observations in Micrographia.
1665/--/-- 20 - The Portuguese invade the Kingdom of Kongo and kill the monarch Antonio I.
1665/--/-- 20 - The Second Anglo-Dutch War begins.
1665/--/-- 20 - The first horse race track in North America is constructed on Long Island.
1666/--/-- 21 - British scientist Isaac Newton completes his theory of fluxional calculus.
1666/--/-- 21 - Large sections of London are destroyed in the Great Fire.
1666/--/-- 21 - Moliere's play The Misanthrope is performed for the first time.
1666/--/-- 21 - Puritans from Connecticut settle in New Jersey.
1666/--/-- 21 - Sabbatai Zevi claims to be the messiah and founds a Jewish sect.
1666/--/-- 21 - The Alawite dynasty assumes power in Morocco.
1666/--/-- 21 - The French join the Dutch in the war with England.
1667/--/-- 22 - English poet John Milton writes Paradise Lost.
1667/--/-- 22 - Japanese poet Basho begins to compose his haiku poetry.
1667/--/-- 22 - Louis XIV begins the War of Devolution and captures the Spanish Netherlands.
1667/--/-- 22 - Louis XIV sponsors the first official Salon art exhibition at the Louvre.
1667/--/-- 22 - Mexico City Cathedral is completed.
1667/--/-- 22 - Suleiman succeeds Abbas II as shah of Persia (Iran).
1667/--/-- 22 - The Dutch acquire Suriname from the British in exchange for Manhattan.
1667/--/-- 22 - The Dutch destroy the English fleet at anchor in the Medway.
1667/--/-- 22 - The Peace of Breda ends the war between the English, French and Dutch.
1667/--/-- 22 - The building of the Paris Observatory is begun.
1668/--/-- 23 - A Triple Alliance of England, Sweden, and the Dutch Republic is formed against France.
1668/--/-- 23 - By the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle France gives up its conquests but keeps Flanders.
1668/--/-- 23 - By the Treaty of Lisbon Spain recognizes the independence of Portugal.
1668/--/-- 23 - French fabulist Jean de La Fontaine begins publishing his Fables.
1668/--/-- 23 - Jacques Marquette founds the first settlement in Michigan at Sault Saint Marie.
1668/--/-- 23 - King John II of Poland abdicates; he is succeeded by Michael Wisniowiecki.
1669/--/-- 24 - French courtesan Madame de Sevigne begins writing her Letters.
1669/--/-- 24 - German Alchemist Hennig Brandt makes phosphorus for the first time.
1669/--/-- 24 - Louis Le Vau begins the expansion of the Palace of Versailles for Louis XIV.
1669/--/-- 24 - Mount Etna erupts in Italy, killing 20,000.
1669/--/-- 24 - Venice surrenders Crete to the Ottoman Turks.
1670/--/-- 25 - English architect Sir Christopher Wren begins rebuilding Saint Paul's Cathedral.
1670/--/-- 25 - The Don Cossacks under Stenka Razin rebel against Russian rule.
1670/--/-- 25 - The English establish a settlement at Charles Towne (Charleston), South Carolina.
1670/--/-- 25 - The Hudson's Bay Company is founded.
1671/--/-- 26 - Buccaneers under Sir Henry Morgan capture the city of Panama.
1672/--/-- 27 - Astronomer Giovanni Cassini becomes the first director of the Paris Observatory.
1672/--/-- 27 - Grenades become an important weapon; the French army forms grenadier companies.
1672/--/-- 27 - Jean Baptiste Lully produces the first French operas.
1672/--/-- 27 - Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban founds the French army engineering corps.
1672/--/-- 27 - The French and British declare war on the Dutch.
1672/--/-- 27 - William III prince of Orange leads the defense of the Netherlands.
1673/--/-- 28 - Leibniz begins to develop his theories of differential and integral calculus.
1673/--/-- 28 - Marquette and Jolliet explore the Great Lakes region and the Mississippi River.
1673/--/-- 28 - The Polish army under John Sobieski defeats the Turks at Cochim (Khotin).
1673/--/-- 28 - The Test Act excludes Catholics from public office in England.
1673/--/-- 28 - The first mail service in North America is established between New York and Boston.
1674/--/-- 29 - Early American artist the Freake limner paints portraits of the Freake family.
1674/--/-- 29 - Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I declares war on France.
1674/--/-- 29 - John Sobieski is elected as King John III of Poland.
1674/--/-- 29 - Maratha leader Sivaji establishes a kingdom in Maharashtra, India.
1674/--/-- 29 - The Dutch under William III make peace with England.
1674/--/-- 29 - The Treaty of Westminster establishes New Yorkers as British subjects.
1675/--/-- 30 - Conflict begins between the Indians under King Philip and New England settlers .
1675/--/-- 30 - Dutch-Jewish philosopher Baruch Spinoza finishes his Ethics.
1675/--/-- 30 - English dramatist William Wycherley writes The Country Wife.
1675/--/-- 30 - King Philip's War (Indian) MASS, RI
1675/--/-- 30 - The Prussians under Frederick William defeat the Swedes at Fehrbellin.
1675/--/-- 30 - The Royal Observatory is established at Greenwich.
1676/--/-- 31 - Bacon's Rebellion, VA
1676/--/-- 31 - English playwright Sir George Etherege writes Man of Mode.
1676/--/-- 31 - German astronomer Ole Romer discovers the velocity of light.
1676/--/-- 31 - Indians in New England are subdued after the year-long King Philip's War.
1676/--/-- 31 - The Sikhs under Guru Gobind Singh revolt against Mogul rule in India.
1676/--/-- 31 - The Swedes defeat the Danes at the Battle of Lunden.
1677/--/-- 32 - Charles II appoints Henry Purcell as court composer.
1677/--/-- 32 - English author John Dryden writes the tragedy All for Love.
1677/--/-- 32 - French dramatist Jean Racine writes the tragedy of Phedre.
1677/--/-- 32 - William III prince of Orange marries Mary, daughter of the Duke of York.
1678/--/-- 33 - Charles Le Brun designs the Hall of Mirrors for the Palace of Versailles.
1678/--/-- 33 - Comtesse de La Fayette writes the novel La Princesse de Cleves.
1678/--/-- 33 - French explorer Louis Hennepin discovers Niagara Falls.
1678/--/-- 33 - John Bunyan publishes the first part of The Pilgrim's Progress.
1678/--/-- 33 - The Hungarians rebel against Habsburg rule.
1678/--/-- 33 - The Treaty of Nijmegen establishes peace between France, the Dutch and Spain.
1679/--/-- 34 - The English Parliament passes the Habeas Corpus Act.
1680/--/-- 35 - Antonio Stradivari opens his violin workshop in Cremona, Italy.
1680/--/-- 35 - Sadler's Wells theater opens in London.
1680/--/-- 35 - The Comedie Francaise is founded in Paris.
1681/--/-- 36 - Aurangzeb suppresses a Rajput revolt and campaigns against Hindu kingdoms in India.
1681/--/-- 36 - English Quaker William Penn is granted the Providence of Pennsylvania.
1681/--/-- 36 - John Dryden publishes his satirical poem Absalom and Achitophel.
1681/--/-- 36 - The dodo, a large flightless bird, becomes extinct.
1682/--/-- 37 - Edmund Halley observes the Great Comet, which is later named for him.
1682/--/-- 37 - French explorer La Salle navigates the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico.
1682/--/-- 37 - Peter the Great succeeds Fyodor III as tsar of Russia.
1682/--/-- 37 - The Palace of Versailles becomes the French royal residence.
1682/--/-- 37 - The Spanish establish the first settlement in Texas at Yselta (near El Paso).
1682/--/-- 37 - William Penn founds the city of Philadelphia.
1683/--/-- 38 *** Bayless, Daniel [Son] - Born to Bayless, John and Rusco, Ruth
1683/--/-- 38 - Chinese emperor K'ang-hsi conquers Formosa (Taiwan).
1683/--/-- 38 - Louis XIV secretly marries Madame de Maintenon .
1683/--/-- 38 - The Turks lay siege to Vienna but are defeated by Imperial and Polish forces.
1683/--/-- 38 - Van Leeuwenhoek's microscope drawings of Protozoa are published.
1683/--/-- 38 - William Penn makes a peace treaty with the Delaware Indians.
1684/--/-- 39 - England abandons Tangier to the Moroccans.
1684/--/-- 39 - La Salle claims Louisiana, a region from Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico, for France.
1684/--/-- 39 - The Dutch whaling fleet at Spitsbergen (Svalbard) numbers 246 vessels.
1685/--/-- 40 - Charles II of England dies; he is succeeded by his brother James II.
1685/--/-- 40 - Increase Mather becomes president of Harvard College.
1685/--/-- 40 - Japanese Bunraku (puppet theater) is performed in Osaka about this time.
1685/--/-- 40 - Louis XIV revokes the Edict of Nantes and exiles thousands of French Huguenots.
1685/--/-- 40 - Rice cultivation begins in North America.
1685/--/-- 40 - The Duke of Monmouth rebels against James II; he is captured and executed.
1685/--/-- 40 - The Huguenots begin a silk industry in London and settle in the American colonies.
1685/04/03 40 - James II crowned King of England and Scotland at Westminster Abbey by William Sa
1686/--/-- 41 - Henri de Tonty establishes the first European settlement in Arkansas.
1686/--/-- 41 - The League of Augsburg is formed as a coalition of European states against France.
1686/--/-- 41 - The Turks are expelled from Budapest by a Habsburg army.
1687/--/-- 42 - English actress and royal mistress Nell Gwynne dies.
1687/--/-- 42 - Isaac Newton publishes Principia, establishing his laws of motion and gravity.
1687/--/-- 42 - James II issues a Declaration of Indulgence suspending the laws against Catholics.
1687/--/-- 42 - The city of Lima, Peru, is virtually destroyed by an earthquake.
1688/--/-- 43 - English Protestants demand a Glorious Revolution against Catholicism.
1688/--/-- 43 - Insurance underwriters begin meeting at Lloyd's Coffee House in London.
1688/--/-- 43 - Louis XIV declares war on the Holy Roman Empire and captures Heidelberg.
1688/--/-- 43 - William of Orange is invited to England as king; James II escapes to France.
1689/--/-- 44 - British composer Henry Purcell writes the opera Dido and Aeneas.
1689/--/-- 44 - Chinese emperor K'ang-hsi establishes diplomatic relations with Russia.
1689/--/-- 44 - England and the Netherlands join the Grand Alliance against France.
1689/--/-- 44 - French and Indian allies attack English colonists during King William's War.
1689/--/-- 44 - William and Mary are proclaimed king and queen of England.
1689/01/08 44 - James II declared to have abdicated by Parliament.
1689/02/03 44 - William III and Mary II proclaimed King and Queen of England, Scotland, and Irel
1689/04/01 44 - William III and Mary II crowned King and Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland
1690/--/-- 45 - Benjamin Harris publishes the first American newspaper in Boston.
1690/--/-- 45 - Carlos de Siguenza y Gongora publishes The Misadventures of Alfonso Ramirez.
1690/--/-- 45 - Jose Churriguera becomes court architect to Philip V of Spain.
1690/--/-- 45 - Philosopher John Locke publishes his Essay Concerning Human Understanding.
1690/--/-- 45 - Spain joins the War of Grand Alliance against France.
1690/--/-- 45 - The French defeat the English fleet at the Battle of Beachy Head.
1690/--/-- 45 - William III defeats James II at the Battle of the Boyne in Ireland.
1691/--/-- 46 - Juana Ines de la Cruz writes a defense of women's rights Reply to Sister Philotea.
1691/--/-- 46 - The Irish rebellion ends with the Treaty of Limerick.
1692/--/-- 47 - Port Royal in Jamaica is destroyed by an earthquake; the city of Kingston is founded.
1692/--/-- 47 - Salem Witchcraft Trials, MASS
1692/--/-- 47 - The Macdonald clan are massacred by the Campbells at Glencoe in Scotland.
1692/--/-- 47 - The first English patent for a wallpaper design is issued.
1692/--/-- 47 - Witchcraft trials are held at Salem in New England.
1693/--/-- 48 - James Blair founds William and Mary College in Williamsburg, Virginia.
1693/--/-- 48 - John Ray publishes the first major classification of animals.
1694/--/-- 49 - The Academie Francaise introduces the first French national dictionary.
1694/--/-- 49 - The Bank of England is founded.
1694/12/28 49 - William III rules as sole King.
1696/--/-- 51 - Russia annexes the Kamchatka Peninsula.
1696/--/-- 51 - Russian tsar Peter the Great captures Azov from the Turks.
1696/--/-- 51 - The Chinese under K'ang-hsi defeat the Dzungar Mongol chieftain Galdan.
1696/--/-- 51 - William III campaigns in Holland against the French.
1697/--/-- 52 - Augustus II elector of Saxony becomes king of Poland.
1697/--/-- 52 - French poet Charles Perrault publishes the Tales From Mother Goose.
1697/--/-- 52 - Russian tsar Peter the Great sets out to study the European way of life.
1697/--/-- 52 - Sir John Vanbrugh's play The Relapse is produced in London.
1697/--/-- 52 - The Habsburg army under Eugene of Savoy defeats the Turks at Zenta.
1697/--/-- 52 - The Treaty of Ryswick ends the War of the Grand Alliance.
1698/--/-- 53 - Calcutta is founded by the British East India Company.
1698/--/-- 53 - Russian tsar Peter the Great imposes a tax on beards.
1698/--/-- 53 - Thomas Savery invents a water pump -- the first practical application of steam power.
1699/--/-- 54 - Austria, Russia, Poland and Venice sign the Peace of Karlowitz treaty with Turkey.
1699/--/-- 54 - Francis Moore's Vox stellarum, known as Old Moore's Almanac, is published.
1699/--/-- 54 - Japanese master ceramicist Ogata Kenzan opens his kiln at Narutaki.
1699/--/-- 54 - Peter the Great changes the Russian New Year from September 1 to January 1.
1699/--/-- 54 - William Dampier explores the northwest coast of Australia.
1700/--/-- 55 - Charles II of Spain dies, ending the Spanish Habsburg line.
1700/--/-- 55 - Johann Denner invents the clarinet about this time.
1700/--/-- 55 - Kabuki Theater develops in Japan about this time.
1700/--/-- 55 - Peter the Great's Russian army is defeated by the Swedes at the Battle of Narva.
1700/--/-- 55 - Philip V, grandson of Louis XIV, becomes the first Bourbon king of Spain.
1700/--/-- 55 - The Great Northern War begins; Denmark, Poland and Russia attack Sweden.
1700/--/-- 55 - The Swedes under Charles XII defeat the Danes.
1700/--/-- 55 - The rococo style is introduced into French architecture about this time.
1700/--/-- 55 - William Congreve's comedy The Way of the World is produced in London.
1701/--/-- 56 - Captain Kidd is hanged for piracy.
1701/--/-- 56 - Frederick I Elector of Saxony proclaims himself the first king of Prussia.
1701/--/-- 56 - French artist Hyacinthe Rigaud paints a portrait of Louis XIV.
1701/--/-- 56 - The Act of Settlement in Britain establishes the Hanoverian succession to the throne.
1701/--/-- 56 - The War of the Spanish Succession begins.
1701/--/-- 56 - Yale University is founded in New Haven, Connecticut.
1702/--/-- 57 - Anne succeeds William III as queen of England.
1702/--/-- 57 - England declares war on France and Spain.
1702/--/-- 57 - French fur traders found Vincennes, the first permanent European settlement in Indiana.
1702/--/-- 57 - Queen Anne's War begins in America; the British attack Saint Augustine in Florida.
1702/--/-- 57 - The Camisards (French Huguenots) rebel in southern France.
1702/--/-- 57 - The French under the duc de Villars defeat the Grand Alliance at Friedlingen.
1702/--/-- 57 - The first daily newspaper The Daily Courant is published in London.
1702/--/-- 57 - The royal colony of New Jersey is founded in America.
1702/04/03 57 - Anne crowned Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland at Westminster Abbey by Tho
1703/--/-- 58 - Archduke Charles of Austria claims the Spanish throne for the Habsburgs.
1703/--/-- 58 - Buckingham Palace is rebuilt for the Duke of Buckingham in London.
1703/--/-- 58 - Peter the Great lays the foundations of St. Petersburg (Leningrad).
1704/--/-- 59 - Augustus II is deposed; Stanislaw I is crowned king of Poland.
1704/--/-- 59 - Issac Newton publishes his theory of color and light in Opticks.
1704/--/-- 59 - John Campbell founds the Boston News-Letter, the first successful American newspaper.
1704/--/-- 59 - The Duke of Marlborough and Eugene of Savoy defeat the French at Blenheim.
1704/--/-- 59 - The English capture Gibraltar from Spain.
1704/--/-- 59 - The Indians and the French massacre British settlers in Deerfield, Mass.
1705/--/-- 60 - Edmund Halley predicts that the comet of 1682 will return in 1758.
1705/--/-- 60 - Nicolas Hawksmoor designs Blenheim Palace for the Duke of Marlborough.
1705/--/-- 60 - The English Navy occupies Barcelona.
1706/--/-- 61 - Eugene of Savoy defeats the French at Turin and drives them from Italy.
1706/--/-- 61 - George Farquhar's comedy The Recruiting Officer is produced.
1706/--/-- 61 - The Duke of Marlborough conquers the Spanish Netherlands.
1707/--/-- 62 - Emperor Aurangzeb dies; the Mogul empire begins to decline in India.
1707/--/-- 62 - Great Britain is formed by the Act of Union between England and Scotland.
1707/--/-- 62 - John V succeeds Peter II as king of Portugal.
1707/--/-- 62 - Mount Fuji erupts in Japan; an earthquake kills 200,000 in Tokyo.
1707/--/-- 62 - The British attack the French colony of Acadia (Nova Scotia).
1707/--/-- 62 - The Duke of Berwick routs the allied forces at Almanza in Spain.
1707/03/-- 62 - Act of Union combines England and Scotland as Kingdom of Great Britain.
1708/--/-- 63 - French forces under Vendome are defeated by Marlborough at Oudenarde.
1708/--/-- 63 - Sikh leader Guru Gobind Singh is assassinated; the Moguls persecute the Sikhs.
1708/--/-- 63 - The British capture the island of Minorca from Spain.
1709/--/-- 64 - Abraham Darby builds a blast furnace using coke for casting iron.
1709/--/-- 64 - Charles XII of Sweden flees to the Ottoman Empire.
1709/--/-- 64 - Italian musician Bartolommeo Cristofori invents the piano.
1709/--/-- 64 - Peter the Great defeats the Swedes at the Battle of Poltava.
1709/--/-- 64 - Steele and Addison's periodical The Tatler is published in London.
1709/--/-- 64 - The Duke of Marlborough defeats the French at the Battle of Malplaquet.
1709/--/-- 64 - The first Copyright Act becomes law in Britain.
1710/--/-- 65 - Augustus II regains the Polish throne.
1710/--/-- 65 - Charles XII persuades the Turks to attack Russia.
1710/--/-- 65 - French forces under Vendome defeat the allies at Villaviciosa in Spain.
1710/--/-- 65 - George Berkeley publishes a Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge.
1710/--/-- 65 - The British seize Acadia (Nova Scotia) from the French.
1710/--/-- 65 - The Meissen porcelain factory is founded near Dresden in Germany.
1711/--/-- 66 - Joseph I dies; Charles VI is crowned Holy Roman Emperor.
1711/--/-- 66 - Publication of The Tatler ceases; Steele and Addison introduce The Spectator.
1711/--/-- 66 - The French found the first permanent settlement in Alabama at Mobile.
1711/--/-- 66 - The Tuscarora War begins in North Carolina when Indians massacre 130 colonists.
1711/--/-- 66 - The building of the baroque Zwinger complex begins in Dresden, Germany.
1712/--/-- 67 - Carolina is divided into north and south colonies.
1712/--/-- 67 - English poet Alexander Pope publishes The Rape of the Lock.
1712/--/-- 67 - The New England whaling industry expands rapidly with the hunting of sperm whales.
1713/--/-- 68 - Emperor Charles VI issues the Pragmatic Sanction, allowing for a female heir.
1713/--/-- 68 - France cedes Acadia (Nova Scotia) and Newfoundland to Britain.
1713/--/-- 68 - Frederick William I succeeds Frederick I as king of Prussia.
1713/--/-- 68 - Sicily is ceded to the House of Savoy; Victor Amadeus II is crowned as king.
1713/--/-- 68 - Spain cedes Gibraltar and Minorca to Britain.
1713/--/-- 68 - The Asiento Treaty establishes British rights to the African slave trade.
1713/--/-- 68 - The Peace of Utrecht ends the War of Spanish Succession.
1714/--/-- 69 - German composer George Frideric Handel makes London his permanent home.
1714/--/-- 69 - Grinling Gibbons is appointed as master carver in wood to George I.
1714/--/-- 69 - Queen Anne of England dies; she is succeeded by George I, Elector of Hanover.
1714/10/20 69 - George I crowned King of Great Britain at Westminster Abbey by Thomas Tenison, A
1715/--/-- 70 - A Jacobite uprising supports James Edward as the Old Pretender to the British throne.
1715/--/-- 70 - French King Louis XIV dies; he is succeeded by his five-year-old great-grandson Louis XV.
1715/--/-- 70 - French author Alain Rene Lesage publishes the Adventures of Gil Blas.
1715/--/-- 70 - Japan's leading playwright Chikamatsu Monzaemon writes The Battles of Coxinga.
1715/--/-- 70 - Phillipe II Duc d'Orleans becomes regent of France.
1715/--/-- 70 - The Yamasee Indians rebel against British settlers in South Carolina.
1716/--/-- 71 *** Bayless, Daniel [Grandson] - Born to Bayless, Daniel and Ludlum, Sarah
1716/--/-- 71 - Emperor Charles VI declares war on the Ottoman Empire.
1717/--/-- 72 - Eugene of Savoy captures Belgrade from the Turks.
1717/--/-- 72 - French artist Antoine Watteau paints the Pilgrimage to Cythera.
1717/--/-- 72 - John Law forms the Mississippi Company in France.
1717/--/-- 72 - Spain seizes Sardinia and Sicily.
1717/--/-- 72 - The first freemason lodge is formed in London.
1718/--/-- 73 - Charles XII of Sweden is killed during a campaign against Norway.
1718/--/-- 73 - Spain establishes the Viceroyalty of New Granada in South America.
1718/--/-- 73 - Sultan Ahmed III concludes the Treaty of Passarowitz with the Holy Roman Empire.
1718/--/-- 73 - The English pirate Blackbeard is killed by the Virginia militia.
1718/--/-- 73 - The French found New Orleans in Louisiana.
1718/--/-- 73 - The Quadruple Alliance of Austria, Britain, France and the Dutch declare war on Spain.
1718/--/-- 73 - Voltaire writes the tragedy of Oedipe while imprisoned in the Bastille.
1719/--/-- 74 *** Bayless, John [Husband] - Died
1719/--/-- 74 - English writer Daniel Defoe publishes Robinson Crusoe.
1719/--/-- 74 - James Figg becomes the first heavyweight boxing champion of England.
1719/--/-- 74 - Liechtenstein becomes an independent principality of the Holy Roman Empire.
1719/--/-- 74 - Teams from London and Kent play one of the first cricket matches.
1720/--/-- 75 - The Mississippi Scheme speculation craze collapses in France.
1720/--/-- 75 - The Quadruple Alliance defeats Spain; Spain renounces all claims to Sicily and Sardinia.
1720/--/-- 75 - The South Sea Bubble speculation craze collapses in England.
1720/--/-- 75 - Tibet becomes a protectorate of China.
1720/--/-- 75 - Victor Amadeus II surrenders Sicily to Austria in exchange for Sardinia.
1721/--/-- 76 - German composer Johann Sebastian Bach writes the Brandenburg Concertos.
1721/--/-- 76 - Italian composer Alessandro Scarlatti writes his opera Griselda.
1721/--/-- 76 - Prime minister Robert Walpole restores public confidence in Britain's finances.
1721/--/-- 76 - The French settle on the island of Mauritius.
1721/--/-- 76 - The Great Northern War ends; Sweden loses most of her overseas possessions.
1722/--/-- 77 - Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen discovers Samoa and Easter Island.
1722/--/-- 77 - English author Daniel Defoe publishes Moll Flanders.
1722/--/-- 77 - The Afghans invade Persia (Iran) and overthrow the Safavid rulers.
1724/--/-- 79 - The British build Fort Dummer, the first permanent European settlement in Vermont.
1724/--/-- 79 - The Quakers make a statement opposing slavery.
1725/--/-- 80 - Danish explorer Vitus Bering begins his voyage in search of a Northeast Passage.
1725/--/-- 80 - Francisco Romero establishes the current style of Spanish bullfighting.
1725/--/-- 80 - Peter the Great dies; his wife Catherine I succeeds him as Empress of Russia.
1726/--/-- 81 - Alexander Pope completes his translation of Homer's Odyssey.
1726/--/-- 81 - Cardinal Andre Fleury becomes chief advisor to Louis XV.
1726/--/-- 81 - English satirist Jonathan Swift publishes Gulliver's Travels.
1726/--/-- 81 - The Spanish found Montevideo in Uruguay.
1727/--/-- 82 - Catherine I dies; Peter II succeeds her as Emperor of Russia.
1727/--/-- 82 - George II succeeds his father George I as king of Great Britain and Ireland.
1727/--/-- 82 - The Spanish lay siege to Gibraltar.
1727/10/11 82 - George II crowned King of Great Britain at Westminster Abbey by William Wake, Ar
1728/--/-- 83 - Chambers's Cyclopedia; or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences is issued.
1728/--/-- 83 - Danish navigator Vitus Bering explores Bering Strait.
1728/--/-- 83 - English poet and playwright John Gay writes The Beggar's Opera.
1728/--/-- 83 - James Gibbs' Book of Architecture influences Colonial American designs.
1728/--/-- 83 - John Harrison begins his development of an accurate chronometer.
1729/--/-- 84 - Corsica rebels against Genoese rule.
1729/--/-- 84 - Denmark assumes control of Greenland.
1729/--/-- 84 - English actress Kitty Clive establishes her reputation at the Drury Lane Theatre.
1729/--/-- 84 - The city of Baltimore is founded in Maryland.
1729/--/-- 84 - The city of Karachi is founded in India (now in Pakistan).
1730/--/-- 85 - Canaletto paints the Basin of San Marco, one of his many views of Venice.
1730/--/-- 85 - Construction of the Province-hall (now Independence Hall) begins in Philadelphia.
1730/--/-- 85 - Peter II dies; he is succeeded by Anna as Empress of Russia.
1731/--/-- 86 - French novelist Abbe Prevost writes Manon Lescaut.
1731/--/-- 86 - John Hadley invents the quadrant for navigating at sea.
1731/--/-- 86 - The Gentleman's Magazine, the first magazine, is published in London.
1732/--/-- 87 - Benjamin Franklin publishes Poor Richard's Almanack in Philadelphia.
1732/--/-- 87 - Covent Garden Opera House opens in London.
1732/--/-- 87 - Nadir Shah expels the Afghans from Persia (Iran) and reinstates Safavid rule.
1732/--/-- 87 - Nicola Salvi designs the Trevi Fountain in Rome.
1732/--/-- 87 - William Hogarth completes his series of engravings The Harlot's Progress.
1733/--/-- 88 - James Oglethorpe founds the colony of Georgia and the city of Savannah.
1733/--/-- 88 - John Kay invents the flying shuttle to increase the speed of weaving machines.
1733/--/-- 88 - Nadir Shah defeats the Turks and occupies Bagdhad.
1733/--/-- 88 - Stanislaw I is elected king of Poland with the support of Louis XV of France.
1733/--/-- 88 - The War of Polish Succession begins.
1734/--/-- 89 - Stanislaw I is deposed; Augustus III is installed as king of Poland.
1735/--/-- 90 - Antonio de Ulloa discovers the element platinum in South America.
1735/--/-- 90 - George Hadley proposes the Hadley cell, a circulation system for the atmosphere.
1736/--/-- 91 - Ch'ien-lung becomes emperor of China.
1736/--/-- 91 - French artist Maurice Quentin de La Tour paints his Portrait of Voltaire.
1736/--/-- 91 - Nadir assumes the title of Shah of Persia and founds the Afshar dynasty.
1736/--/-- 91 - Parliament passes the Gin Act to discourage public drunkenness in England.
1736/--/-- 91 - Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler begins writing his Mechanica.
1737/--/-- 92 - William Mayo founds the city of Richmond, Virginia.
1738/--/-- 93 - A porcelain factory is established in France at Vincennes; it moves later to Sevres.
1738/--/-- 93 - Bernoulli publishes Hydrodynamica, stating his law of hydrodynamics.
1738/--/-- 93 - George Whitefield precipitates the Great Awakening religious revival in America.
1738/--/-- 93 - The Treaty of Vienna concludes the War of the Polish Succession; Stanislaw I abdicates.
1738/--/-- 93 - The excavation of Herculaneum begins in Italy.
1739/--/-- 94 - John Wesley founds the Methodist religious movement.
1739/--/-- 94 - Mutilation of an English sea captain by the Spanish leads to the War of Jenkins' Ear.
1739/--/-- 94 - The British under Admiral Vernon raid Spanish settlements in the West Indies.
1739/--/-- 94 - The Persians under Nadir Shah defeat the Mogul army and destroy Delhi.
1740/--/-- 95 - Anna Empress of Russia dies; she is succeeded by Elizabeth in 1741.
1740/--/-- 95 - Charles VI's daughter Maria Theresa succeeds to the Austrian Habsburg empire.
1740/--/-- 95 - English novelist Samuel Richardson writes Pamela; or Virtue Rewarded.
1740/--/-- 95 - Frederick II (Frederick the Great) assumes the Prussian throne.
1740/--/-- 95 - Frederick II of Prussia invades the Habsburg province of Silesia.
1740/--/-- 95 - Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI dies; the War of the Austrian Succession begins.
1740/--/-- 95 - Scottish philosopher David Hume writes his Treatise of Human Nature.
1740/--/-- 95 - The British under James Oglethorpe attack Spanish possessions in Florida.
1741/--/-- 96 - George Frideric Handel composes the Messiah.
1741/--/-- 96 - Prussia forms an anti-Habsburg coalition with Bavaria, Spain and France.
1742/--/-- 97 - A Spanish invasion of Georgia is defeated by British forces under James Oglethorpe.
1742/--/-- 97 - Maria Theresa makes peace with Frederick II; Silesia is ceded to Prussia.
1742/--/-- 97 - Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius invents the Celsius scale for temperature.
1742/--/-- 97 - The Anti-Habsburg coalition elects Charles VII as Holy Roman Emperor.
1742/--/-- 97 - The cast iron Franklin stove is invented by Benjamin Franklin.
1743/--/-- 98 - An English porcelain factory is established at Chelsea in London.
1743/--/-- 98 - The first permanent bullring is built in Madrid.
1744/--/-- 99 - King George's War begins in North America between Britain and France.
1744/--/-- 99 - Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab founds the Wahhabi Muslim sect about this time.
1745/--/-- 100 - Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) leads a second Jacobite rebellion.
1745/--/-- 100 - Giovanni Piranesi begins his etchings of Carceri d'Invenzione (Imaginary Prisons).
1745/--/-- 100 - Louis XV installs the Marquise de Pompadour as his official mistress.
1745/--/-- 100 - Maria Theresa's husband Francis succeeds Charles VII as Holy Roman Emperor.
1745/--/-- 100 - The British under Pepperrell capture the French fortress of Louisburg in Canada.
1745/--/-- 100 - The French under the Comte de Saxe defeat Austrian, English and Dutch forces at Fontenoy.
1745/--/-- 100 - The Treaty of Dresden confirms Prussian control of Silesia.
1746/--/-- 101 - Britain and France struggle for the domination of India; France seizes Madras.
1746/--/-- 101 - Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) is defeated at Culloden.
1746/--/-- 101 - English actor David Garrick becomes the manager of the Drury Lane Theatre.
1746/--/-- 101 - Ferdinand VI succeeds Philip V as king of Spain.
1746/--/-- 101 - Princeton University is founded in New Jersey.
1747/--/-- 102 - Nadir Shah of Persia (Iran) is assassinated.
1747/--/-- 102 - The Ohio Company is formed to promote settlement west of the Appalachians.
1747/--/-- 102 - The Pathans defeat the Persians; Ahmad Shah Sadozai founds a new dynasty.
1748/--/-- 103 - English artist Thomas Gainsborough paints Robert Andrews and Mary, His Wife.
1748/--/-- 103 - French political philosopher Montesquieu writes The Spirit of the Laws.
1748/--/-- 103 - The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle ends the War of the Austrian Succession.
1749/--/-- 104 - English novelist Henry Fielding writes Tom Jones.
1749/--/-- 104 - Italian dramatist Carlo Goldoni writes La Putta honorata (The Respectable Girl).
1749/--/-- 104 - The British found Halifax in Nova Scotia as a military base.
1750/--/-- 105 - American frontiersman Christopher Gist explores the Ohio River region.
1750/--/-- 105 - Baal Shem Tov founds the Jewish sect of Hasidism about this time.
1750/--/-- 105 - Poona becomes the capital of the Maratha confederacy in India.
1750/--/-- 105 - The Afshars are replaced by the Zand dynasty in Persia (Iran); Shiraz becomes the capital.
1750/--/-- 105 - The Conestoga wagon develops in Pennsylvania about this time.
1750/--/-- 105 - The neoclassical movement in art develops in Europe about this time.
1750/--/-- 105 - The waltz becomes a popular dance in Europe about this time.
1751/--/-- 106 *** Bayless, Samuel [Great Grandson] - Born to Bayless, Daniel and Lake, Johannah
1751/--/-- 106 - English novelist Tobias Smollett writes The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker.
1751/--/-- 106 - English soldier Robert Clive captures Arcot in India.
1751/--/-- 106 - Jean Etienne Guettard produces the first geological maps of France.
1751/--/-- 106 - The Worcester Royal Porcelain Company is founded in England.
1751/--/-- 106 - The first volume of Diderot's Encyclopedie is published.
1752/--/-- 107 *** Bayless, Daniel [Son] - Died Hunterdon (?) Co, NY Hunterdon (?) Co, NY
1752/--/-- 107 - Benjamin Franklin invents the lightning conductor.
1752/--/-- 107 - French artist Francois Boucher paints Mademoiselle O'Murphy.
1752/--/-- 107 - Italian artist Tiepolo paints the Marriage of Frederick Barbarossa.
1753/--/-- 108 - Swedish biologist Carolus Linnaeus publishes his system of plant classification.
1753/--/-- 108 - The British Museum is founded in London.
1754/--/-- 109 *** Bayless, Reuben [Great Grandson] - Born to Bayless, Daniel and Lake, Johannah
1754/--/-- 109 - French attacks against the English in Ohio lead to the last French and Indian War.
1754/--/-- 109 - Italian architect Rastrelli designs the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg (Leningrad).
1754/--/-- 109 - The Royal and Ancient Golf Club is founded at Saint Andrews in Scotland.
1754/--/-- 109 - Thomas Chippendale publishes The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Directory.
1755/--/-- 110 - Adventurer and lover Casanova is arrested in Venice for witchcraft.
1755/--/-- 110 - Pasquale Paoli founds an independent state in Corsica.
1755/--/-- 110 - Samuel Johnson publishes his Dictionary of the English Language.
1755/--/-- 110 - The British under Braddock are defeated by the French at Fort Duquesne.
1755/--/-- 110 - The French population of Acadia (Nova Scotia) is deported by the British.
1755/--/-- 110 - The Lisbon earthquake kills 50,000.
1756/--/-- 111 - 123 British soldiers are alleged to have died in the Black Hole of Calcutta in Bengal, India.
1756/--/-- 111 - French general Montcalm captures Fort Oswego and dominates the Great Lakes.
1756/--/-- 111 - The Seven Years' War begins with a Prussian attack on Austria.
1756/--/-- 111 - William Pitt (the Elder) becomes prime minister of Britain.
1757/--/-- 112 - Frederick II of Prussia defeats the Franco-Austrian army at Rossbach.
1757/--/-- 112 - Robert Clive defeats the nawab of Bengal at the Battle of Plassey in India.
1758/--/-- 113 - Americans and British regulars under General Forbes capture Fort Duquesne.
1758/--/-- 113 - The Burmese overthrow the Mons; Rangoon becomes the new capital of Burma.
1758/--/-- 113 - The French under Montcalm defeat the British at Fort Ticonderoga.
1759/--/-- 114 - French poet and dramatist Voltaire publishes his philosophical novel Candide.
1759/--/-- 114 - Josiah Wedgwood establishes his first pottery works.
1759/--/-- 114 - The Botanical Gardens are founded at Kew in London.
1759/--/-- 114 - The British defeat the French at Niagara; Amherst captures Fort Ticonderoga.
1759/--/-- 114 - The British under Wolfe defeat Montcalm at Quebec; Wolfe dies from his wounds.
1759/--/-- 114 - The Russians defeat Frederick II at Kunersdorf.
1760/--/-- 115 - English architect Robert Adam begins the design of Syon House.
1760/--/-- 115 - English novelist Laurence Sterne publishes the first volumes of Tristram Shandy.
1760/--/-- 115 - George II dies; he is succeeded by his grandson George III as king of England.
1760/--/-- 115 - The British under Amherst capture Montreal, ending French resistance in North America.
1760/--/-- 115 - The Russians invade Prussia and burn Berlin.
1761/--/-- 116 - Franz Josef Haydn becomes court composer to Prince Esterhazy.
1761/09/02 116 - George III crowned King of Great Britain and Ireland at Westminster Abbey by Tho
1762/--/-- 117 - American Indian religious leader, the Delaware Prophet, is active in the Ohio Valley.
1762/--/-- 117 - Britain seizes Cuba and the Philippines from Spain.
1762/--/-- 117 - British animal painter George Stubbs completes the Horse Attacked by a Lion.
1762/--/-- 117 - Catherine II (Catherine the Great) succeeds her husband as empress of Russia.
1762/--/-- 117 - France cedes Louisiana to Spain to prevent British control of the region.
1762/--/-- 117 - French philosopher Rousseau publishes The Social Contract and Emile.
1762/--/-- 117 - Peter III succeeds Elizabeth as emperor of Russia, but is deposed and murdered.
1762/--/-- 117 - The Russians end their alliance with Austria against Prussia.
1762/--/-- 117 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart performs at the Imperial court in Vienna at age 6.
1763/--/-- 118 - Augustus III dies; he is succeeded (1764) by Stanislaw II, the last king of Poland.
1763/--/-- 118 - Britain returns Cuba and the Philippines to Spain in exchange for Florida.
1763/--/-- 118 - France cedes Canada and all territories east of the Mississippi River to Britain.
1763/--/-- 118 - France recognizes British dominance in India.
1763/--/-- 118 - French forces withdraw from Germany; Prussia retains Silesia.
1763/--/-- 118 - James Boswell meets Samuel Johnson for the first time.
1763/--/-- 118 - The Ottawa chief Pontiac leads an uprising against the British.
1763/--/-- 118 - The Treaty of Paris ends the Seven Years' War and the French and Indian Wars.
1763/--/-- 118 - The Wahhabi Saudis begin to establish control over Arabia.
1764/--/-- 119 - German historian Johann Winckelmann publishes his History of the Art of Antiquity.
1764/--/-- 119 - Thomas Chatterton forges the Rowley poems at the age of 12.
1765/--/-- 120 - Francis I dies; he is succeeded by Joseph II as Holy Roman Emperor.
1765/--/-- 120 - French artist Francois Boucher is appointed court painter to Louis XV.
1765/--/-- 120 - George Grenville's Stamp Act imposes a tax on all publications in the American colonies.
1765/--/-- 120 - Horace Walpole publishes his Gothic novel The Castle of Otranto.
1765/--/-- 120 - Lancelot Capability Brown designs the gardens at Blenheim Palace.
1765/--/-- 120 - Robert Clive is appointed governor of Bengal in India.
1765/--/-- 120 - Samuel Adams helps to found the Sons of Liberty to oppose the Stamp Act.
1765/--/-- 120 - Sir William Blackstone begins his Commentaries on the Laws of England.

In 1645 Transportation was by:
          Foot
          Horse
          Sailing ship

In 1645 Communications was by:
          Word of Mouth
By 1765 Communications was by:
          Post Office
in addition.

In 1645 Food Preparation was by:
          Wood

In 1645 Entertainment was by:
          Social Intercourse
          Organized Sports
          Travel
          Professional Sports
          Movies
          Radio
          Television
          Theme parks
          Computer

In 1645 Health Care was by:
          Operations
          Anesthetic
          X-Rays
          MRI

In 1645 War Making was by:
          Bow & Arrow
          Swords & body armor
          Calvary
          gun
          Artillery
By 1765 War Making by:
          Bow & Arrow
          Swords & body armor
had been discontinued.

In 1645 Navigation was by:
          Stars & Maps
          Compass

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