1750 in Great Britain
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Events from the year 1750 in Great Britain.
- 17 January - John Canton reads a paper before the Royal Society on a method of making artificial magnets.
- 8 February - An earthquake is felt in London.
- 8 March - A second more powerful earthquake is felt in London.
- 20 March - Samuel Johnson begins publication of the periodical The Rambler.
- 24 June - Iron Act, passed by Parliament, comes into effect, restricting manufacture of iron products in the American colonies.
- 18 November - Westminster Bridge is officially opened, the only fixed crossing of the River Thames between London Bridge and Putney.
- 18 February - David Bogue, nonconformist leader (died 1825)
- 2 May - John André, British Army officer of the American Revolutionary War (died 1780)
- 26 September - Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood, admiral (died 1810)
- 8 February - Aaron Hill, writer (born 1685)
- 3 May - John Willison, minister and writer (born 1680)
- 3 October - 'Captain' James MacLaine (or Maclean), gentleman highwayman (born 1724) (hanged at Tyburn)
- Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 313–314. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.
- "Historical Earthquakes Listing". Archived from the original on 8 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-23.
- Weinreb, Ben; Hibbert, Christopher (1995). The London Encyclopaedia. Macmillan. p. 976. ISBN 0-333-57688-8.
- "Mr and Mrs Andrews: Key Facts". The National Gallery. Retrieved 8 January 2010.