1743


1743

Year 1743 (MDCCXLIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1743

January - June


* February 14 - Henry Pelham becomes British Prime Minister.
* February 21 - George Frideric Handel's oratorio, "Samson" premieres in London .
* May 10 - In New France, Governor Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville ends his final term (multiple times over 43 years) as Governor of colonial French Louisiana, which he helped colonize; he is succeeded by the Marquis de Vaudreuil (for the next 10 years) and returns to France.
* June 16 - Battle of Dettingen in Bavaria: King George II of Great Britain leads his own troops, the last British king to do so.

July - December


* August 7 - Russia and Sweden sign the Treaty of Åbo.
* September 11 - Natalia Lopukhina is flogged in front of the Twelve Collegia building in Saint Petersburg.
* September 13 - The Treaty of Worms is signed between Great Britain, Austria, and Sardinia.
* November 5 - Coordinated scientific observations of the transit of Mercury are organized by Joseph-Nicolas Delisle.

Undated

* War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748)

Births


* January 25 - Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi, German philosopher (d. 1819)
* February 13 - Sir Joseph Banks, British naturalist and botanist (d. 1820)
* February 19 - Luigi Boccherini, Italian composer (d. 1805)
* February 23 - Mayer Amschel Rothschild, German-born banker (d. 1812)
* March 4 - Johann David Wyss, Swiss author (d. 1818)
* March 14 - Hannah Cowley, English dramatist and poet (d. 1809)
* April 1 - Richard Butler (general) American soldier (d. 1793)
* April 13 - Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States (d. 1826)
* May 17 - Seth Warner American revolutionary hero (d. 1784)
* May 20 - Toussaint Louverture, Haitian rebel (d. 1803)
* June 3 - José Fernando de Abascal y Sousa, Spanish viceroy of Peru (d. 1821)
* August 26 - Antoine Lavoisier, French chemist (d. 1794)
* September 11 - Nikolaj Abraham Abildgaard, Danish painter (d. 1809)
* September 17 - Marquis de Condorcet, French mathematician, philosopher, and political scientist (d. 1794)
* December 23 - Ippolit Bogdanovich, Russian poet (d. 1803)
*"date unknown" - Károly Hadaly, Hungarian mathematician (d. 1834)

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Deaths


* January 3 - Ferdinando Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/painter (b. 1657)
* January 29 - Cardinal André-Hercule de Fleury, Bishop of Fréjus, chief minister of France under Louis XV (b. 1653)
* January 29 - Charles-Irénée Castel de Saint-Pierre, French writer (b. 1658)
* February 18 - Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (b. 1667)
* April 4 - Daniel Neal, English historian (b. 1678)
* July 2 - Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington, second Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
* August 5 - John Hervey, 2nd Baron Hervey, English statesman and writer (b. 1696)
* September 14 - Nicolas Lancret, French painter (b. 1690)
* September 21 - Jai Singh II, King of Amber-Juiper, India (b. 1688)
* October 4 - John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll, Scottish soldier (b. 1678)
* December 27 - Hyacinthe Rigaud, French painter (b. 1659)

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