1732 in Great Britain
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Events from the year 1732 in Great Britain.
- April–May - First performances, in London, of George Frideric Handel's oratorio Esther.
- 7 December - The original Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, London (the modern-day Royal Opera House) is opened by John Rich.
- Secession Church formed in Scotland.
- Trinity House moors the world's first lightship at the Nore in the Thames Estuary.
- 19 February - Richard Cumberland, dramatist (died 1811)
- 13 April - Frederick North, Lord North, Prime Minister (died 1792)
- 6 October - Nevil Maskelyne, Astronomer Royal (died 1811)
- 6 December - Warren Hastings, administrator (died 1818)
- 23 December - Richard Arkwright, inventor (died 1792)
- 12 January - John Horsley, archaeologist (born c.1685)
- 22 February - Francis Atterbury, bishop and man of letters (born 1663)
- 20 May - Thomas Boston, church leader (born 1676)
- 1 June - Benedict Leonard Calvert, Governor of Maryland (born 1700)
- 16 July - Woodes Rogers, privateer and first Royal Governor of the Bahamas (born c.1679)
- 4 December - John Gay, poet and dramatist (born 1685)
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