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1700     Philippe de Bourbon proclaimed Philip V, King of Spain  (November 16, 1700)
             

1701
1702
1703
1704        Battle of Blenheim -  Duke of Marlborough delivers Despatch after crushing French forces under Eugene of Savoy - War of the Spanish Succession (13 August,  1704)
             

1705
1706
1707
1708
1709
1710         Battle of Villaviciosa - Philip V and Duke of Vendôme victorious over Count Guido Stahremberg - War of the Spanish Succession (10 December, 1710)
               

1711
1712
1713
1714
1715
1716
1717      Eugene of Savoy Captures Belgrade - Austro-Turkish War of 1716-1718 (16 August, 1717)
               

1718       Bringing home the body of Charles XII, King of Sweden  
               


                Peter the Great Interrogating his son Alexei about a treasonous plot
               
1719
1720
1721
1722     Annointing of Louis XV at Notre Dame, Paris  (25 October)
                

1723
1724         The Reception of French Ambassador Vicomte d'Andrezel to Ottoman Sultan Ahmed III (17 October)
                

1725
1726
1727
1728
1729
1730
1731
1732
1733
1734          James Oglethorpe presents Chief Tomo-chi-chi and other Yamacraws to the Georgia Trustees in England (7/3)
                  

1735
1736
1737
1738
1739
1740
1741          Maria Theresa is crowned Queen of Hungary at St. Martins Cathedral, Pressburg (25 June)
                   

1742
1743
1744
1745          Battle of Fontenoy - French victory led by Maurice de Saxe - War of the Austrian Succession  (11 May, 1745)
                   

1746            Battle of Culloden - loyalist troops defeat Charles Edward Stuart - end of Jacobite Rising of 1745 (16 April, 1746)
                

1747        Battle of Lawfeld - Decisive French victory led by Maurice de Saxe -  against the Pragmatic Army - War of the Austrian Succession (2 July, 1747)
                

1748    
1749        
             
1750
1751
1752
1753
1754
1755
1756
1757
1758
1759
        Battle of Quebec - Death of General James Wolfe (13 September)
              
1760
1761
1762
1763
1764      Election of Stanislaw August Poniatowski as King of Poland (7 September, 1764)
              

1765           Catherine the Great at the Inauguration of the Russian Academy of Arts (7 July, 1765)
              

1766
1767
1768
1769
1770       Captain Cook lands at Botany Bay (29 April, 1770)
              

1771
1772
1773
1774
1775
    52nd Regiment marches up Breed's Hill (17 June, 1775)
              

               Daniel Boone's party crosses Cumberland Gap
              
1776         Abduction of Daniel Boone's Daughter (14 July, 1776)
              

               Washington Crossing of the Delaware (25-26 December, 1776)
              
               Crossing of the Delaware (12/25-26)  
              
1777
1778
1779
1780     The Gordon Riots suppressed - anti-Catholic protest - London  (2-7 June 1780)
              

1781
1782         Siege and Relief of Gibraltar
               

1783
1784
1785
1786
1787
1788
1789
1790
1791     Death of Colonel Mooreshouse at the Storming of the Pettah Gate at Bangalore (7 March, 1791)
                


                 Adoption of the Polish Constitution  (3 May, 1791)
                

1792       Surrender of Tipu Sultan - Lord Cornwallis receives his two sons as hostages - Third Anglo_Mysore War Ends (26 February, 1792)
                

                
                September Massacres - Death of Marie-Louise of Saxony, Princess de Lamballe (3 September, 1792)
                

1793      Massacre of Machecoul (11 March, 1793)
                

                 Assassination of Marat   (13 July, 1793)
                

                 Henry Rochejacquelin at the Battle of Cholet (17 October, 1793)
                
1794       Ditribution of Milk at St. Lazare Prison
                


                  Battle of Fleurus - French Victory over First Coalition (26 June, 1794)
                 


                 George III and Queen Charlotte visit Admiral Howe's Flagship Charlotte  (26 June, 1794)
                

1795      Pacification of La Vendee 9
                

                 Philippe Penel releases inhabitants of Salpetriere Asylum  (1795)
                
1796        Execution of François Charett  (3/26)
                
1797
1798        Deathe of Stanislaw August Poniatowski, King of Poland (12 February, 1798)
                


                 Battle of the Pyramids (21 July, 1798)          

                 (François Louis Joseph Watteau) (1758-1823)    Musée des Beaux-Arts, Valenciennes
1799        Death of Tipu Sultan - Fourth Anglo-Mysore War (4 May, 1799)
                


                 André Masséna at the Second Battle of Zurich (9/25)

                

                 Napoleon Bonaparte in the coup d'état of 18 Brumaire in Saint-Cloud  (11/10)

                



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