1728


1728

Year 1728 (MDCCXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Monday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1728

January - June


*March 14 - Jean-Jacques Rousseau leaves Geneva for the first time.

July - December


* Late Summer - Voltaire ends his exile in England
* October 20/23 - The Copenhagen Fire of 1728 (the largest in the city's history) burns.

Undated

* Astronomical aberration is discovered by the astronomer James Bradley.
* The Swedish Academy of Sciences is founded at Uppsala.
* The University of Havana ( [http://www.uh.cu/ Universidad de la Habana] ), Cuba's most well-established university, is founded.
* The war that started in 1727 between England and Spain ends.

Births


* January 9 - Thomas Warton, English poet (d. 1790)
* February 21 - Emperor Peter III of Russia, husband of Catherine the Great (d. 1762)
* April 16 - Joseph Black, Scottish physicist and chemist (d. 1799)
* August 28 - John Stark, American Revolutionary War general (d. 1822)
* September 3 - Matthew Boulton, English manufacturer and lifelong key partner of James Watt (d. 1809)
* September 14 - Mercy Otis Warren, American playwright (d. 1814)
* October 7 - Caesar Rodney, American lawyer and signer of the Declaration of Independence (d. 1784)
* October 27 - James Cook, British naval captain and explorer (d. 1779)
* November 10 - Oliver Goldsmith, Irish writer (d. 1774)

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Deaths


* February 12 - Agostino Steffani, Italian diplomat and composer (b. 1654)
* February 13 - Cotton Mather, New England Puritan minister (b. 1663)
*March 4 - Anna Petrovna of Russia, eldest daughter of Peter the Great (b. 1708)
* April 3 - James Anderson, Scottish historian (b. 1662)
* August 15 - Marin Marais, French viol player and composer (b. 1656)
* September 23 - Christian Thomasius, German jurist (b. 1655)
* November 19 - Leopold of Anhalt-Cöthen, German Prince (b. 1694)

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