1740s

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1740

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January–June[edit]

Frederick II comes to power in Prussia.

July–December[edit]

Oath of Fealty to Maria Theresa

Date unknown[edit]

1741

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January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1742

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January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


1743

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January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

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1744

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January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

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1745

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January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]


1746

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January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


1747

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January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Kandahar: Ahmad Shah Durrani crowned as king of Afghanistan in October.
Battle of Lauffeldt

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1748

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January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


1749

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January–June[edit]

Music for the Royal Fireworks by George Frideric Handel.

July–December[edit]

July 10: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Date unknown[edit]

Portrait of Clara in Paris in 1749, by Jean-Baptiste Oudry


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References[edit]

  1. ^ Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. p. 308. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  2. ^ image: Bird's eye view of Batavia showing the massacre of the Chinese
  3. ^ Hibbert, Christopher, ed. (1988). The Encyclopædia of Oxford. London: Macmillan. p. 182. ISBN 0-333-39917-X. 
  4. ^ "A dozen Downing Street departures". BBC News. 2007-05-09. Archived from the original on August 23, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-14. 
  5. ^ Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. p. 309. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  6. ^ Giscombe, C. S. (Winter 2012). "Precarious Creatures". The Kenyon Review, New Series. Kenyon College. 34 (1): 157–175. JSTOR 41304743. I looked it up later and found out that it's generally conceded that they were all dead by the 1680s. But a story persists that a fellow named MacQueen killed the last wolf in Scotland - and, implicitly, in all Britain - after that, in 1743. (Henry Shoemaker mentions the story in the section of Extinct Pennsylvania Animals that concerns wolves.) 
  7. ^ Rules of Golf 1744 Scottish Golf History accessed 10th Feb 2017 http://www.scottishgolfhistory.org/origin-of-golf-terms/rules-of-golf/
  8. ^ Instructions, golf club rules and competitions History of Golf accessed 10th Feb 2017 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_golf
  9. ^ a b c d e Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 310–311. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  10. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 217–218. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  11. ^ Unless the Battle of Graveney Marsh (1940) is counted.
  12. ^ Van den Heuvel, Danielle (Spring 2012). "The Multiple Identities of Early Modern Dutch Fishwives". Signs. University of Chicago Press. 37 (3): 587–594. doi:10.1086/662705. JSTOR 10.1086/662705. ... in 1747 fishwives organized a large political demonstration in Amsterdam, and in 1748 the Amsterdam fish hawker Marretje Arents was one of the principal initiators of a tax riot in the city. 
  13. ^ "Ahmad Shah Abdali's invasions". Retrieved 2011-11-02. 
  14. ^ H. Parker Willis (December 1895). "Income Taxation in France". Journal of Political Economy. The University of Chicago Press. 4 (1): 37–53. doi:10.1086/250324. The war of the Austrian Succession for the third time threw the treasury back upon the hated fiscal resource in October of 1741, when the income tax was reintroduced accompanied by a royal promise to the effect that upon the close of the war this means of raising revenue should once for all be done away with. 
  15. ^ a b Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. p. 313. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  16. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 219–220. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.