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Year of the Wood Snake乙巳( at the beginning of the year, Wood Dragon甲辰)
Syria: 2036/37 ( the year in October )
- 2.1 First half of
- 2.2 Second half of
- 2.3 Exact date of birth unknown
Politics and World Affairs
- February 8: change of dynasty in Russia. After the Emperor Peter I. 52 -year-old dies to have named without a successor who takes over his second wife, a Lithuanian maid who married the czar in 1712, when Catherine I, the Russian imperial crown.
- APRIL 30: The Treaty of Vienna Emperor Charles VI says. Spain to support the retrieval of Gibraltar Great Britain. In return, the Pragmatic Sanction to be recognized and granted the Ostend Company trading privileges.
- September 3: The Alliance by Mr. Hausen France, Great Britain and Prussia react to the Treaty of Vienna between Spain and the Habsburg Empire.
Science and Technology
- The astronomer James Bradley discovered the aberration of light caused by the motion of the earth around the sun.
- The Würzburg professor John Bartholomew Adam Beringer foisted the first so-called Würzburg Lying Stones.
- February 7: The world premiere of the Singspiel Bretislaus, or the victorious resistance of Reinhard Keiser takes place in the theater at the goose market in Hamburg.
- Johann Sebastian Bach wrote for the Easter Monday the church cantata Stay with us, for it is toward evening.
- May 10: Johann Sebastian Bach's church cantata On Ascension alone will be premiered in his second year in office in Leipzig. The text is by Christiana Mariana von Ziegler.
- October 22: Premiere of the Singspiel Hamburg battle - time, or the mißgelungene fraud by Reinhard Keiser at the theater at the goose market in Hamburg
- November 4: premiere of the opera Il Venceslao by Antonio Caldara at the court theater in Vienna
- 26th December: premiere of the opera Il Siface by Nicola Porpora at the Teatro Regio Ducale in Milan
- Antonio Vivaldi published violin concertos The Four Seasons Opus 8 as part of its collection under the title Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione ( The risk of harmony and invention).
- Benjamin Schmolck published the New Year's song Jesus take the New Years.
- MAY 24: Jonathan Wild With one of the most famous criminals of England is hanged on the gallows of Tyburn. According to Daniel Defoe 's execution draws the largest crowd that ever gathered in London.
- September 5: The French king Louis XV. married the Polish princess Maria Leszczyńska.
- At the downfall of the Dutch East India glider Akerendam off the Norwegian island of Runde all 200 crew members are killed.
First half year
- February 5: James Otis, American lawyer († 1783)
- FEBRUARY 12: Johann Jacob Shower, German poet († 1787)
- February 15: Abraham Clark, American politician († 1794)
- FEBRUARY 25: Karl Wilhelm PeterRamler, German poet and thinker / philosopher (the " German Horace " ) ( † 1798)
- MARCH 20: Abdul Hamid I, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire († 1789)
- March 25: Gaetano Besozzi, Italian oboist and composer († 1795)
- April 2: Giacomo Casanova, Italian adventurer and writer († 1798)
- April 6: Pascal Paoli, Corsican revolutionary and resistance fighter († 1807)
- April 6: Johann Hermann Schacht, German Reformed theologian († 1805)
- May 2: Wilhelm Jeremias Müller, German architect († 1801)
- MAY 12: Louis -Philippe, duc d' Orléans, Duke of Chartres ( † 1785 )
Second half- year
- Mid-July: Francis Coventry, English writer and cleric († 1754)
- 23 July: Anton Johann Nicolaus Cemetery, German businessman, politician and scholar († 1800)
- October 20: Johann Christoph Stockhausen, German educator and Lutheran theologian († 1784)
- OCTOBER 21: Franz Moritz Graf von Lacy, Austrian military leader († 1801)
- December 7: Beda Angehrn Johann Konrad, Swiss Prince Abbot of St. Gallen ( † 1796)
- December 11: George Mason, American politician and " constitutional Father" ( † 1792)
- December 18: Johann Salomo Semler, German Protestant theologian († 1791)
- December 25: Esteban Salas y Castro, Cuban composer and church musician († 1803)
Exact date of birth unknown
- François Cornelis van Aerssen van Sommelsdijk, Dutch nobleman († 1793)
- Richard Gifford, English clergyman and poet († 1807)
- Daniel Rolander, Swedish naturalist († 1793)
- January 6: Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Japanese dramatist (* 1653)
- JANUARY 9: Francesco Acquaviva, Italian cardinal (* 1665)
- JANUARY 26: Johann Christopher Jauch, German theologian and poet Baroque (* 1669)
- 8 February: Peter I, Russian tsar (* 1672)
- March 27: Johann Martin Seifert, pastor in Steinach ( * 1650)
- April 8: John Wise, North American pastor and writer (* 1652)
- MAY 24: Jonathan Wild, a British criminal (* 1683)
- June 29: Arai Hakuseki, neokonfuzianischer scholar, economist and poet (* 1657)
- September 5: Christian Wernicke, German epigrams (* 1661)
- September 12: Martin Chladni, Hungarian Lutheran theologian (* 1669)
- OCTOBER 5: Johann Sinapius, Silesian scholar ( historian ) (* 1657)
- OCTOBER 24: Alessandro Scarlatti, a composer of the Baroque, the father of Domenico Scarlatti (* 1660)
- Johannes Diodato, Armenian merchant and courier (c. 1640)
- Francesco Antonio Giorgioli, painter