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Year of the Metal Pig辛亥( at the beginning of the year metal dog庚戌)
Syria: 2042/43 ( the year in October )
- 2.1 January to July
- 2.2 August-December
- 2.3 Exact date of birth unknown
- 3.1 First half of
- 3.2 Second half of
Politics and World Affairs
Treaty of Vienna
More Events in Europe
- February 20: After the death of Antoine I. his daughter Louise -Hippolyte is Princess of Monaco. However, they died in the same year of smallpox and is succeeded by her husband Jacques I..
- August 16th: The kingdom of Commercial Law abolishes the autonomy of the guilds and put it under government supervision.
- August 16th: Emperor Charles VI. prohibits the masons, the regulated in order Steinmetz own jurisdiction.
- September 15: Catherine repond is burned as one of the last women in Switzerland for witchcraft.
- The small horde of the Kazakh Khanate submits to the Empire of Russia. Until 1742 the only Middle Horde and then the Great Horde follow their example.
- Edward Cave are in London published the first issue of The Gentleman's Magazine.
- Konrad Heinrich Bamberger brew the first Oettinger Pils.
Science and Technology
- With one of Godfrey Copley in 1709 bequeathed sum, the British Royal Society awards for the first time the Copley Medal, the first scientific award. The first winner is the scientist Stephen Gray.
- February 2: The opera Poro by George Frideric Handel with a libretto by Pietro Metastasio will be premiered in London.
- November 4: The premiere of the opera Il Demetrio Antonio Caldara takes place at the court theater in Vienna.
- November 25: The chorale cantata Sleepers awake us the voice of Johann Sebastian Bach, based on the known chorale of Philipp Nicolai same name from 1599, will be premiered.
- October 31: Archbishop Firmian adopt the Salzburg emigration edict, which forms the basis for the beginning of the expulsion of the Protestant from the archbishopric of Salzburg.
- 20 March: The Italian town of Foggia is destroyed by an earthquake partially. There are about 2,000 deaths. Among other things, the church of Santa Maria Icona Vetere is destroyed.
January to July
- January 04: Karl Abraham Freiherr von Zedlitz, Prussian Minister († 1793)
- January 06: Ludwig Eugen, Duke of Württemberg († 1795)
- JANUARY 13: Carl von Gontard, German architect († 1791)
- January 16 Tyge Rothe, Danish author († 1795)
- February 02: Emanuel Filiberto of Wallenstein, German nobleman († 1775)
- FEBRUARY 24: Peter Dollond, British optician († 1820)
- MARCH 29: Louis Zöschinger, German cleric, composer and organist († 1806)
- 05 June: Woldemar Solomon Hausdorf, German Protestant theologian († 1779)
- 0 July 4th: Johann August Dathe, German linguist († 1791)
- JULY 31: Christian Frederik Hagerup, Norwegian priest († 1797)
August to December
- 08 August: Johann Ludwig Spörl, German Protestant theologian († 1793)
- AUGUST 27: Hans Arentz, Norwegian judge and political writer († 1793)
- August 31: Ignazio Busca, Italian cardinal and Cardinal Secretary of State († 1803)
- November 04: Maria Josepha Carolina of Saxony, Dauphine of France († 1767)
- November 07: Robert Rogers, a British officer († 1795)
- NOVEMBER 17: Andreas Nitsche, Sorbian traveler and scholar († 1795)
- NOVEMBER 27: Pugnani, Italian violinist and composer († 1798)
- December 06: Sophie von La Roche, German writer († 1807)
- 0 December 8: Frantisek Xaver Dusek, Czech composer († 1799)
- December 12: Erasmus Darwin, British poet, scientist and physician († 1802)
Exact date of birth unknown
- Dirk van der Aa, Dutch painter († 1809)
- Abbas III. , Shah of Persia († 1740)
- William Aiton, British botanist († 1793)
- Desboulmiers, French writer and librettist († 1771)
First half year
- January 06: Étienne François Geoffroy ( the Elder), French chemist and physician (* 1672)
- January 20: Antonio Farnese, Duke of Parma and Piacenza in Italy (* 1679 )
- March 05: Johann Heinrich Müller; German astronomer (* 1671)
- 06 March: Johann Melchior Dinglinger Württemberg court goldsmith Elector Augustus the Strong of Saxony in Dresden (* 1664)
- March 08: Ferdinand Maximilian Brokoff, German sculptor of the Baroque ( * 1688)
- March 14: Kagami Shiko, Japanese poet (* 1665)
- May 05: Daniel Defoe, British writer ( Robinson Crusoe ) (* 1660)
- 09 May: Peregrine Hyde Osborne, 3rd Duke of Leeds, British aristocrat (* 1691)
- 21 June: Albrecht Friedrich von Brandenburg- Schwedt, kurbrandenburgisch - Prussian Lieutenant General and Lord Master of the Order of St. John (* 1672)
Second half- year
- October 01: Johann Georg yoke, German Protestant theologian (* 1676 )
- October 10: Johann Jänichen, German educator and poet (* 1659)
- October 24: Christof Ludwig Schefer, Pietist, reformed pastor and inspector in Berleburg (* 1669)