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1696/--/-- to 1764/--/-- male No children John Bristow's son, heir & executor of will
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1696/--/-- 0 *** Bristow, James - Born to Bristow, John and Nicholls, Michal (Bristow)
1696/--/-- 0 - Russia annexes the Kamchatka Peninsula.
1696/--/-- 0 - Russian tsar Peter the Great captures Azov from the Turks.
1696/--/-- 0 - The Chinese under K'ang-hsi defeat the Dzungar Mongol chieftain Galdan.
1696/--/-- 0 - William III campaigns in Holland against the French.
1697/--/-- 1 - Augustus II elector of Saxony becomes king of Poland.
1697/--/-- 1 - French poet Charles Perrault publishes the Tales From Mother Goose.
1697/--/-- 1 - Russian tsar Peter the Great sets out to study the European way of life.
1697/--/-- 1 - Sir John Vanbrugh's play The Relapse is produced in London.
1697/--/-- 1 - The Habsburg army under Eugene of Savoy defeats the Turks at Zenta.
1697/--/-- 1 - The Treaty of Ryswick ends the War of the Grand Alliance.
1698/--/-- 2 - Calcutta is founded by the British East India Company.
1698/--/-- 2 - Russian tsar Peter the Great imposes a tax on beards.
1698/--/-- 2 - Thomas Savery invents a water pump -- the first practical application of steam power.
1699/--/-- 3 - Austria, Russia, Poland and Venice sign the Peace of Karlowitz treaty with Turkey.
1699/--/-- 3 - Francis Moore's Vox stellarum, known as Old Moore's Almanac, is published.
1699/--/-- 3 - Japanese master ceramicist Ogata Kenzan opens his kiln at Narutaki.
1699/--/-- 3 - Peter the Great changes the Russian New Year from September 1 to January 1.
1699/--/-- 3 - William Dampier explores the northwest coast of Australia.
1700/--/-- 4 - Charles II of Spain dies, ending the Spanish Habsburg line.
1700/--/-- 4 - Johann Denner invents the clarinet about this time.
1700/--/-- 4 - Kabuki Theater develops in Japan about this time.
1700/--/-- 4 - Peter the Great's Russian army is defeated by the Swedes at the Battle of Narva.
1700/--/-- 4 - Philip V, grandson of Louis XIV, becomes the first Bourbon king of Spain.
1700/--/-- 4 - The Great Northern War begins; Denmark, Poland and Russia attack Sweden.
1700/--/-- 4 - The Swedes under Charles XII defeat the Danes.
1700/--/-- 4 - The rococo style is introduced into French architecture about this time.
1700/--/-- 4 - William Congreve's comedy The Way of the World is produced in London.
1701/--/-- 5 - Captain Kidd is hanged for piracy.
1701/--/-- 5 - Frederick I Elector of Saxony proclaims himself the first king of Prussia.
1701/--/-- 5 - French artist Hyacinthe Rigaud paints a portrait of Louis XIV.
1701/--/-- 5 - The Act of Settlement in Britain establishes the Hanoverian succession to the throne.
1701/--/-- 5 - The War of the Spanish Succession begins.
1701/--/-- 5 - Yale University is founded in New Haven, Connecticut.
1702/--/-- 6 - Anne succeeds William III as queen of England.
1702/--/-- 6 - England declares war on France and Spain.
1702/--/-- 6 - French fur traders found Vincennes, the first permanent European settlement in Indiana.
1702/--/-- 6 - Queen Anne's War begins in America; the British attack Saint Augustine in Florida.
1702/--/-- 6 - The Camisards (French Huguenots) rebel in southern France.
1702/--/-- 6 - The French under the duc de Villars defeat the Grand Alliance at Friedlingen.
1702/--/-- 6 - The first daily newspaper The Daily Courant is published in London.
1702/--/-- 6 - The royal colony of New Jersey is founded in America.
1702/04/03 6 - Anne crowned Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland at Westminster Abbey by Tho
1703/--/-- 7 - Archduke Charles of Austria claims the Spanish throne for the Habsburgs.
1703/--/-- 7 - Buckingham Palace is rebuilt for the Duke of Buckingham in London.
1703/--/-- 7 - Peter the Great lays the foundations of St. Petersburg (Leningrad).
1704/--/-- 8 - Augustus II is deposed; Stanislaw I is crowned king of Poland.
1704/--/-- 8 - Issac Newton publishes his theory of color and light in Opticks.
1704/--/-- 8 - John Campbell founds the Boston News-Letter, the first successful American newspaper.
1704/--/-- 8 - The Duke of Marlborough and Eugene of Savoy defeat the French at Blenheim.
1704/--/-- 8 - The English capture Gibraltar from Spain.
1704/--/-- 8 - The Indians and the French massacre British settlers in Deerfield, Mass.
1704/12/07 8 *** Stark, Margaret (Bristow) & Bristow, William [Brother] - Married
1705/--/-- 9 - Edmund Halley predicts that the comet of 1682 will return in 1758.
1705/--/-- 9 - Nicolas Hawksmoor designs Blenheim Palace for the Duke of Marlborough.
1705/--/-- 9 - The English Navy occupies Barcelona.
1706/--/-- 10 - Eugene of Savoy defeats the French at Turin and drives them from Italy.
1706/--/-- 10 - George Farquhar's comedy The Recruiting Officer is produced.
1706/--/-- 10 - The Duke of Marlborough conquers the Spanish Netherlands.
1706/09/20 10 *** Bristow, Robert [Great Grandfather] - Died London, Middlesex, England
1707/--/-- 11 *** Bristow, Robert [Grandfather] - Died
1707/--/-- 11 - Emperor Aurangzeb dies; the Mogul empire begins to decline in India.
1707/--/-- 11 - Great Britain is formed by the Act of Union between England and Scotland.
1707/--/-- 11 - John V succeeds Peter II as king of Portugal.
1707/--/-- 11 - Mount Fuji erupts in Japan; an earthquake kills 200,000 in Tokyo.
1707/--/-- 11 - The British attack the French colony of Acadia (Nova Scotia).
1707/--/-- 11 - The Duke of Berwick routs the allied forces at Almanza in Spain.
1707/03/-- 11 - Act of Union combines England and Scotland as Kingdom of Great Britain.
1707/10/23 11 *** Owen, John & Bristow, Michal (Owen) [Sister] - Married
1708/--/-- 12 - French forces under Vendome are defeated by Marlborough at Oudenarde.
1708/--/-- 12 - Sikh leader Guru Gobind Singh is assassinated; the Moguls persecute the Sikhs.
1708/--/-- 12 - The British capture the island of Minorca from Spain.
1709/--/-- 13 - Abraham Darby builds a blast furnace using coke for casting iron.
1709/--/-- 13 - Charles XII of Sweden flees to the Ottoman Empire.
1709/--/-- 13 - Italian musician Bartolommeo Cristofori invents the piano.
1709/--/-- 13 - Peter the Great defeats the Swedes at the Battle of Poltava.
1709/--/-- 13 - Steele and Addison's periodical The Tatler is published in London.
1709/--/-- 13 - The Duke of Marlborough defeats the French at the Battle of Malplaquet.
1709/--/-- 13 - The first Copyright Act becomes law in Britain.
1709/06/04 13 *** Bristow, Edward [Nephew] - Born to Bristow, William and Stark, Margaret (Bristow)
1710/--/-- 14 - Augustus II regains the Polish throne.
1710/--/-- 14 - Charles XII persuades the Turks to attack Russia.
1710/--/-- 14 - French forces under Vendome defeat the allies at Villaviciosa in Spain.
1710/--/-- 14 - George Berkeley publishes a Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge.
1710/--/-- 14 - The British seize Acadia (Nova Scotia) from the French.
1710/--/-- 14 - The Meissen porcelain factory is founded near Dresden in Germany.
1711/--/-- 15 - Joseph I dies; Charles VI is crowned Holy Roman Emperor.
1711/--/-- 15 - Publication of The Tatler ceases; Steele and Addison introduce The Spectator.
1711/--/-- 15 - The French found the first permanent settlement in Alabama at Mobile.
1711/--/-- 15 - The Tuscarora War begins in North Carolina when Indians massacre 130 colonists.
1711/--/-- 15 - The building of the baroque Zwinger complex begins in Dresden, Germany.
1711/01/08 15 *** Goodloe, Mary (Carter, Bristow) & Bristow, John [Father] - Married 2nd wife
1712/--/-- 16 *** Bristow, Anne (Seale) [Sister] - Born to Bristow, John and Nicholls, Michal (Bristow)
1712/--/-- 16 - Carolina is divided into north and south colonies.
1712/--/-- 16 - English poet Alexander Pope publishes The Rape of the Lock.
1712/--/-- 16 - The New England whaling industry expands rapidly with the hunting of sperm whales.
1713/--/-- 17 - Emperor Charles VI issues the Pragmatic Sanction, allowing for a female heir.
1713/--/-- 17 - France cedes Acadia (Nova Scotia) and Newfoundland to Britain.
1713/--/-- 17 - Frederick William I succeeds Frederick I as king of Prussia.
1713/--/-- 17 - Sicily is ceded to the House of Savoy; Victor Amadeus II is crowned as king.
1713/--/-- 17 - Spain cedes Gibraltar and Minorca to Britain.
1713/--/-- 17 - The Asiento Treaty establishes British rights to the African slave trade.
1713/--/-- 17 - The Peace of Utrecht ends the War of Spanish Succession.
1713/02/02 17 *** Bristow, William [Nephew] - Born to Bristow, William and Stark, Margaret (Bristow)
1713/08/10 17 *** Bristow, Jedediah [Brother] - Born to Bristow, John and Goodloe, Mary (Carter, Bristow)
1714/--/-- 18 - German composer George Frideric Handel makes London his permanent home.
1714/--/-- 18 - Grinling Gibbons is appointed as master carver in wood to George I.
1714/--/-- 18 - Queen Anne of England dies; she is succeeded by George I, Elector of Hanover.
1714/10/20 18 - George I crowned King of Great Britain at Westminster Abbey by Thomas Tenison, A
1715/--/-- 19 - A Jacobite uprising supports James Edward as the Old Pretender to the British throne.
1715/--/-- 19 - French King Louis XIV dies; he is succeeded by his five-year-old great-grandson Louis XV.
1715/--/-- 19 - French author Alain Rene Lesage publishes the Adventures of Gil Blas.
1715/--/-- 19 - Japan's leading playwright Chikamatsu Monzaemon writes The Battles of Coxinga.
1715/--/-- 19 - Phillipe II Duc d'Orleans becomes regent of France.
1715/--/-- 19 - The Yamasee Indians rebel against British settlers in South Carolina.
1715/08/15 19 *** Bristow, Mary (Ammons) [Sister] - Born to Bristow, John and Goodloe, Mary (Carter, Bristow)
1716/--/-- 20 *** Bristow, Chichester [Brother] - Born to Bristow, John and Goodloe, Mary (Carter, Bristow)
1716/--/-- 20 - Emperor Charles VI declares war on the Ottoman Empire.
1716/09/10 20 *** Bristow, Michal (Owen) [Sister] - Died
1716/10/10 20 *** Bristow, John [Father] - Died Middlesex County, Saluda, Virginia
1717/--/-- 21 - Eugene of Savoy captures Belgrade from the Turks.
1717/--/-- 21 - French artist Antoine Watteau paints the Pilgrimage to Cythera.
1717/--/-- 21 - John Law forms the Mississippi Company in France.
1717/--/-- 21 - Spain seizes Sardinia and Sicily.
1717/--/-- 21 - The first freemason lodge is formed in London.
1718/--/-- 22 - Charles XII of Sweden is killed during a campaign against Norway.
1718/--/-- 22 - Spain establishes the Viceroyalty of New Granada in South America.
1718/--/-- 22 - Sultan Ahmed III concludes the Treaty of Passarowitz with the Holy Roman Empire.
1718/--/-- 22 - The English pirate Blackbeard is killed by the Virginia militia.
1718/--/-- 22 - The French found New Orleans in Louisiana.
1718/--/-- 22 - The Quadruple Alliance of Austria, Britain, France and the Dutch declare war on Spain.
1718/--/-- 22 - Voltaire writes the tragedy of Oedipe while imprisoned in the Bastille.
1718/05/17 22 *** Bristow, Charles [Nephew] - Born to Bristow, William and Stark, Margaret (Bristow)
1719/--/-- 23 - English writer Daniel Defoe publishes Robinson Crusoe.
1719/--/-- 23 - James Figg becomes the first heavyweight boxing champion of England.
1719/--/-- 23 - Liechtenstein becomes an independent principality of the Holy Roman Empire.
1719/--/-- 23 - Teams from London and Kent play one of the first cricket matches.
1720/--/-- 24 - The Mississippi Scheme speculation craze collapses in France.
1720/--/-- 24 - The Quadruple Alliance defeats Spain; Spain renounces all claims to Sicily and Sardinia.
1720/--/-- 24 - The South Sea Bubble speculation craze collapses in England.
1720/--/-- 24 - Tibet becomes a protectorate of China.
1720/--/-- 24 - Victor Amadeus II surrenders Sicily to Austria in exchange for Sardinia.
1721/--/-- 25 - German composer Johann Sebastian Bach writes the Brandenburg Concertos.
1721/--/-- 25 - Italian composer Alessandro Scarlatti writes his opera Griselda.
1721/--/-- 25 - Prime minister Robert Walpole restores public confidence in Britain's finances.
1721/--/-- 25 - The French settle on the island of Mauritius.
1721/--/-- 25 - The Great Northern War ends; Sweden loses most of her overseas possessions.
1721/06/25 25 *** Bristow, John [Nephew] - Born to Bristow, Nicholas and Gardner, Mary (Bristow) Middlesex County Virginia
1722/--/-- 26 - Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen discovers Samoa and Easter Island.
1722/--/-- 26 - English author Daniel Defoe publishes Moll Flanders.
1722/--/-- 26 - The Afghans invade Persia (Iran) and overthrow the Safavid rulers.
1722/07/17 26 *** Bristow, Michal [Niece] - Born to Bristow, William and Stark, Margaret (Bristow)
1724/--/-- 28 - The British build Fort Dummer, the first permanent European settlement in Vermont.
1724/--/-- 28 - The Quakers make a statement opposing slavery.
1725/--/-- 29 - Danish explorer Vitus Bering begins his voyage in search of a Northeast Passage.
1725/--/-- 29 - Francisco Romero establishes the current style of Spanish bullfighting.
1725/--/-- 29 - Peter the Great dies; his wife Catherine I succeeds him as Empress of Russia.
1725/05/04 29 *** Bristow, Anne [Niece] - Born to Bristow, William and Stark, Margaret (Bristow)
1726/--/-- 30 - Alexander Pope completes his translation of Homer's Odyssey.
1726/--/-- 30 - Cardinal Andre Fleury becomes chief advisor to Louis XV.
1726/--/-- 30 - English satirist Jonathan Swift publishes Gulliver's Travels.
1726/--/-- 30 - The Spanish found Montevideo in Uruguay.
1727/--/-- 31 - Catherine I dies; Peter II succeeds her as Emperor of Russia.
1727/--/-- 31 - George II succeeds his father George I as king of Great Britain and Ireland.
1727/--/-- 31 - The Spanish lay siege to Gibraltar.
1727/10/11 31 - George II crowned King of Great Britain at Westminster Abbey by William Wake, Ar
1728/--/-- 32 - Chambers's Cyclopedia; or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences is issued.
1728/--/-- 32 - Danish navigator Vitus Bering explores Bering Strait.
1728/--/-- 32 - English poet and playwright John Gay writes The Beggar's Opera.
1728/--/-- 32 - James Gibbs' Book of Architecture influences Colonial American designs.
1728/--/-- 32 - John Harrison begins his development of an accurate chronometer.
1728/05/14 32 *** Bristow, Elizabeth [Niece] - Born to Bristow, William
1729/--/-- 33 - Corsica rebels against Genoese rule.
1729/--/-- 33 - Denmark assumes control of Greenland.
1729/--/-- 33 - English actress Kitty Clive establishes her reputation at the Drury Lane Theatre.
1729/--/-- 33 - The city of Baltimore is founded in Maryland.
1729/--/-- 33 - The city of Karachi is founded in India (now in Pakistan).
1730/--/-- 34 - Canaletto paints the Basin of San Marco, one of his many views of Venice.
1730/--/-- 34 - Construction of the Province-hall (now Independence Hall) begins in Philadelphia.
1730/--/-- 34 - Peter II dies; he is succeeded by Anna as Empress of Russia.
1731/--/-- 35 - French novelist Abbe Prevost writes Manon Lescaut.
1731/--/-- 35 - John Hadley invents the quadrant for navigating at sea.
1731/--/-- 35 - The Gentleman's Magazine, the first magazine, is published in London.
1732/--/-- 36 - Benjamin Franklin publishes Poor Richard's Almanack in Philadelphia.
1732/--/-- 36 - Covent Garden Opera House opens in London.
1732/--/-- 36 - Nadir Shah expels the Afghans from Persia (Iran) and reinstates Safavid rule.
1732/--/-- 36 - Nicola Salvi designs the Trevi Fountain in Rome.
1732/--/-- 36 - William Hogarth completes his series of engravings The Harlot's Progress.
1733/--/-- 37 - James Oglethorpe founds the colony of Georgia and the city of Savannah.
1733/--/-- 37 - John Kay invents the flying shuttle to increase the speed of weaving machines.
1733/--/-- 37 - Nadir Shah defeats the Turks and occupies Bagdhad.
1733/--/-- 37 - Stanislaw I is elected king of Poland with the support of Louis XV of France.
1733/--/-- 37 - The War of Polish Succession begins.
1734/--/-- 38 *** Bristow, Nicholas [Brother] - Died Middlesex County, Virginia
1734/--/-- 38 - Stanislaw I is deposed; Augustus III is installed as king of Poland.
1735/--/-- 39 - Antonio de Ulloa discovers the element platinum in South America.
1735/--/-- 39 - George Hadley proposes the Hadley cell, a circulation system for the atmosphere.
1736/--/-- 40 - Ch'ien-lung becomes emperor of China.
1736/--/-- 40 - French artist Maurice Quentin de La Tour paints his Portrait of Voltaire.
1736/--/-- 40 - Nadir assumes the title of Shah of Persia and founds the Afshar dynasty.
1736/--/-- 40 - Parliament passes the Gin Act to discourage public drunkenness in England.
1736/--/-- 40 - Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler begins writing his Mechanica.
1737/--/-- 41 - William Mayo founds the city of Richmond, Virginia.
1738/--/-- 42 - A porcelain factory is established in France at Vincennes; it moves later to Sevres.
1738/--/-- 42 - Bernoulli publishes Hydrodynamica, stating his law of hydrodynamics.
1738/--/-- 42 - George Whitefield precipitates the Great Awakening religious revival in America.
1738/--/-- 42 - The Treaty of Vienna concludes the War of the Polish Succession; Stanislaw I abdicates.
1738/--/-- 42 - The excavation of Herculaneum begins in Italy.
1739/--/-- 43 - John Wesley founds the Methodist religious movement.
1739/--/-- 43 - Mutilation of an English sea captain by the Spanish leads to the War of Jenkins' Ear.
1739/--/-- 43 - The British under Admiral Vernon raid Spanish settlements in the West Indies.
1739/--/-- 43 - The Persians under Nadir Shah defeat the Mogul army and destroy Delhi.
1740/--/-- 44 - Anna Empress of Russia dies; she is succeeded by Elizabeth in 1741.
1740/--/-- 44 - Charles VI's daughter Maria Theresa succeeds to the Austrian Habsburg empire.
1740/--/-- 44 - English novelist Samuel Richardson writes Pamela; or Virtue Rewarded.
1740/--/-- 44 - Frederick II (Frederick the Great) assumes the Prussian throne.
1740/--/-- 44 - Frederick II of Prussia invades the Habsburg province of Silesia.
1740/--/-- 44 - Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI dies; the War of the Austrian Succession begins.
1740/--/-- 44 - Scottish philosopher David Hume writes his Treatise of Human Nature.
1740/--/-- 44 - The British under James Oglethorpe attack Spanish possessions in Florida.
1741/--/-- 45 - George Frideric Handel composes the Messiah.
1741/--/-- 45 - Prussia forms an anti-Habsburg coalition with Bavaria, Spain and France.
1741/12/14 45 *** Bristow, Thompson [Nephew] - Born to Bristow, Jedediah and Thompson, Catherine (Bristow)
1742/--/-- 46 - A Spanish invasion of Georgia is defeated by British forces under James Oglethorpe.
1742/--/-- 46 - Maria Theresa makes peace with Frederick II; Silesia is ceded to Prussia.
1742/--/-- 46 - Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius invents the Celsius scale for temperature.
1742/--/-- 46 - The Anti-Habsburg coalition elects Charles VII as Holy Roman Emperor.
1742/--/-- 46 - The cast iron Franklin stove is invented by Benjamin Franklin.
1742/11/15 46 *** Bristow, William [Brother] - Died
1743/--/-- 47 - An English porcelain factory is established at Chelsea in London.
1743/--/-- 47 - The first permanent bullring is built in Madrid.
1744/--/-- 48 - King George's War begins in North America between Britain and France.
1744/--/-- 48 - Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab founds the Wahhabi Muslim sect about this time.
1745/--/-- 49 - Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) leads a second Jacobite rebellion.
1745/--/-- 49 - Giovanni Piranesi begins his etchings of Carceri d'Invenzione (Imaginary Prisons).
1745/--/-- 49 - Louis XV installs the Marquise de Pompadour as his official mistress.
1745/--/-- 49 - Maria Theresa's husband Francis succeeds Charles VII as Holy Roman Emperor.
1745/--/-- 49 - The British under Pepperrell capture the French fortress of Louisburg in Canada.
1745/--/-- 49 - The French under the Comte de Saxe defeat Austrian, English and Dutch forces at Fontenoy.
1745/--/-- 49 - The Treaty of Dresden confirms Prussian control of Silesia.
1746/--/-- 50 - Britain and France struggle for the domination of India; France seizes Madras.
1746/--/-- 50 - Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) is defeated at Culloden.
1746/--/-- 50 - English actor David Garrick becomes the manager of the Drury Lane Theatre.
1746/--/-- 50 - Ferdinand VI succeeds Philip V as king of Spain.
1746/--/-- 50 - Princeton University is founded in New Jersey.
1747/--/-- 51 - Nadir Shah of Persia (Iran) is assassinated.
1747/--/-- 51 - The Ohio Company is formed to promote settlement west of the Appalachians.
1747/--/-- 51 - The Pathans defeat the Persians; Ahmad Shah Sadozai founds a new dynasty.
1747/03/01 51 *** Bristow, William [Great Nephew] - Born to Bristow, John Christ Church Parrish, Middlesex, Virginia
1748/--/-- 52 - English artist Thomas Gainsborough paints Robert Andrews and Mary, His Wife.
1748/--/-- 52 - French political philosopher Montesquieu writes The Spirit of the Laws.
1748/--/-- 52 - The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle ends the War of the Austrian Succession.
1749/--/-- 53 - English novelist Henry Fielding writes Tom Jones.
1749/--/-- 53 - Italian dramatist Carlo Goldoni writes La Putta honorata (The Respectable Girl).
1749/--/-- 53 - The British found Halifax in Nova Scotia as a military base.
1750/--/-- 54 - American frontiersman Christopher Gist explores the Ohio River region.
1750/--/-- 54 - Baal Shem Tov founds the Jewish sect of Hasidism about this time.
1750/--/-- 54 - Poona becomes the capital of the Maratha confederacy in India.
1750/--/-- 54 - The Afshars are replaced by the Zand dynasty in Persia (Iran); Shiraz becomes the capital.
1750/--/-- 54 - The Conestoga wagon develops in Pennsylvania about this time.
1750/--/-- 54 - The neoclassical movement in art develops in Europe about this time.
1750/--/-- 54 - The waltz becomes a popular dance in Europe about this time.
1751/--/-- 55 - English novelist Tobias Smollett writes The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker.
1751/--/-- 55 - English soldier Robert Clive captures Arcot in India.
1751/--/-- 55 - Jean Etienne Guettard produces the first geological maps of France.
1751/--/-- 55 - The Worcester Royal Porcelain Company is founded in England.
1751/--/-- 55 - The first volume of Diderot's Encyclopedie is published.
1751/09/28 55 *** Bristow, James [Nephew] - Born to Bristow, Jedediah and Elinor
1752/--/-- 56 - Benjamin Franklin invents the lightning conductor.
1752/--/-- 56 - French artist Francois Boucher paints Mademoiselle O'Murphy.
1752/--/-- 56 - Italian artist Tiepolo paints the Marriage of Frederick Barbarossa.
1753/--/-- 57 - Swedish biologist Carolus Linnaeus publishes his system of plant classification.
1753/--/-- 57 - The British Museum is founded in London.
1754/--/-- 58 - French attacks against the English in Ohio lead to the last French and Indian War.
1754/--/-- 58 - Italian architect Rastrelli designs the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg (Leningrad).
1754/--/-- 58 - The Royal and Ancient Golf Club is founded at Saint Andrews in Scotland.
1754/--/-- 58 - Thomas Chippendale publishes The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Directory.
1755/--/-- 59 - Adventurer and lover Casanova is arrested in Venice for witchcraft.
1755/--/-- 59 - Pasquale Paoli founds an independent state in Corsica.
1755/--/-- 59 - Samuel Johnson publishes his Dictionary of the English Language.
1755/--/-- 59 - The British under Braddock are defeated by the French at Fort Duquesne.
1755/--/-- 59 - The French population of Acadia (Nova Scotia) is deported by the British.
1755/--/-- 59 - The Lisbon earthquake kills 50,000.
1755/05/19 59 *** Bristow, Benjamin [Nephew] - Born to Bristow, Jedediah and Elinor
1756/--/-- 60 - 123 British soldiers are alleged to have died in the Black Hole of Calcutta in Bengal, India.
1756/--/-- 60 - French general Montcalm captures Fort Oswego and dominates the Great Lakes.
1756/--/-- 60 - The Seven Years' War begins with a Prussian attack on Austria.
1756/--/-- 60 - William Pitt (the Elder) becomes prime minister of Britain.
1757/--/-- 61 - Frederick II of Prussia defeats the Franco-Austrian army at Rossbach.
1757/--/-- 61 - Robert Clive defeats the nawab of Bengal at the Battle of Plassey in India.
1758/--/-- 62 - Americans and British regulars under General Forbes capture Fort Duquesne.
1758/--/-- 62 - The Burmese overthrow the Mons; Rangoon becomes the new capital of Burma.
1758/--/-- 62 - The French under Montcalm defeat the British at Fort Ticonderoga.
1759/--/-- 63 - French poet and dramatist Voltaire publishes his philosophical novel Candide.
1759/--/-- 63 - Josiah Wedgwood establishes his first pottery works.
1759/--/-- 63 - The Botanical Gardens are founded at Kew in London.
1759/--/-- 63 - The British defeat the French at Niagara; Amherst captures Fort Ticonderoga.
1759/--/-- 63 - The British under Wolfe defeat Montcalm at Quebec; Wolfe dies from his wounds.
1759/--/-- 63 - The Russians defeat Frederick II at Kunersdorf.
1760/--/-- 64 - English architect Robert Adam begins the design of Syon House.
1760/--/-- 64 - English novelist Laurence Sterne publishes the first volumes of Tristram Shandy.
1760/--/-- 64 - George II dies; he is succeeded by his grandson George III as king of England.
1760/--/-- 64 - The British under Amherst capture Montreal, ending French resistance in North America.
1760/--/-- 64 - The Russians invade Prussia and burn Berlin.
1761/--/-- 65 - Franz Josef Haydn becomes court composer to Prince Esterhazy.
1761/09/02 65 - George III crowned King of Great Britain and Ireland at Westminster Abbey by Tho
1762/--/-- 66 - American Indian religious leader, the Delaware Prophet, is active in the Ohio Valley.
1762/--/-- 66 - Britain seizes Cuba and the Philippines from Spain.
1762/--/-- 66 - British animal painter George Stubbs completes the Horse Attacked by a Lion.
1762/--/-- 66 - Catherine II (Catherine the Great) succeeds her husband as empress of Russia.
1762/--/-- 66 - France cedes Louisiana to Spain to prevent British control of the region.
1762/--/-- 66 - French philosopher Rousseau publishes The Social Contract and Emile.
1762/--/-- 66 - Peter III succeeds Elizabeth as emperor of Russia, but is deposed and murdered.
1762/--/-- 66 - The Russians end their alliance with Austria against Prussia.
1762/--/-- 66 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart performs at the Imperial court in Vienna at age 6.
1763/--/-- 67 - Augustus III dies; he is succeeded (1764) by Stanislaw II, the last king of Poland.
1763/--/-- 67 - Britain returns Cuba and the Philippines to Spain in exchange for Florida.
1763/--/-- 67 - France cedes Canada and all territories east of the Mississippi River to Britain.
1763/--/-- 67 - France recognizes British dominance in India.
1763/--/-- 67 - French forces withdraw from Germany; Prussia retains Silesia.
1763/--/-- 67 - James Boswell meets Samuel Johnson for the first time.
1763/--/-- 67 - The Ottawa chief Pontiac leads an uprising against the British.
1763/--/-- 67 - The Treaty of Paris ends the Seven Years' War and the French and Indian Wars.
1763/--/-- 67 - The Wahhabi Saudis begin to establish control over Arabia.
1764/--/-- 68 *** Bristow, James - Died
1764/--/-- 68 - German historian Johann Winckelmann publishes his History of the Art of Antiquity.
1764/--/-- 68 - Thomas Chatterton forges the Rowley poems at the age of 12.

In 1696 Transportation was by:
          Foot
          Horse
          Sailing ship

In 1696 Communications was by:
          Word of Mouth
By 1764 Communications was by:
          Post Office
in addition.

In 1696 Food Preparation was by:
          Wood

In 1696 Entertainment was by:
          Social Intercourse
          Organized Sports
          Travel
          Professional Sports
          Movies
          Radio
          Television
          Theme parks
          Computer

In 1696 Health Care was by:
          Operations
          Anesthetic
          X-Rays
          MRI

In 1696 War Making was by:
          Bow & Arrow
          Swords & body armor
          Calvary
          gun
          Artillery
By 1764 War Making by:
          Bow & Arrow
          Swords & body armor
had been discontinued.

In 1696 Navigation was by:
          Stars & Maps
          Compass

from the SFHR database of Duane Bristow 02-04-2016 10:03:05


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Last revised 02/04/16.