1726

Year 1726 (MDCCXXVI) 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 PAGENAME

January - June

* April 15 - Isaac Newton tells William Stukeley the story of how he developed his theory of gravity.
* May 1 - Voltaire begins exile in England.

July - December

* July 11 - André-Hercule Cardinal de Fleury, recalled from exile by King Louis XV of France, banishes Louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, and Madame de Prie from court.
* November - Mary Tofts allegedly gives birth to 16 rabbits in England; the story is later revealed to be a hoax.

*"dates unknown"
* The city of Montevideo is founded.
* The Supreme Privy Council is established in Imperial Russia.
* The Gujin tushu jicheng, an immense Chinese encyclopedia, is printed using copper-based movable type printing.
* The remaining ruins of Liverpool Castle are finally demolished.
*Muhammad bin Saud becomes head of the House of Saud.

Births


* January 14 - Jacques-Donatien Le Ray, French supporter of the American Revolution (d. 1803)
* March 8 - Richard Howe, British admiral (d. 1799)
* April 5 - Benjamin Harrison V, signer of the American Declaration of Independence (d. 1791)
* April 12 - Charles Burney, English music historian (d. 1814)
* April 20 - Joseph de Ferraris, Austrian cartographer of the Austrian Netherlands (d. 1814)
* May 12 - Alexander Hood, British naval officer (d. 1814)
* June 3 - James Hutton, Scottish geologist (d. 1797)
* June 14 - Thomas Pennant, Welsh naturalist (d. 1798)
* July 30 - William Jones (ecclesiastic), (d.1800)
* August 7 - James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790)
* August 9 - Francesco Cetti, Italian Jesuit scientist (d. 1778)
* September 1 - François-André Danican Philidor, French composer and chess player (d. 1795)
* October 16 - Daniel Chodowiecki, Polish painter (d. 1801)
*"date unknown"
**John H. D. Anderson, Scottish scientist (d. 1796)
**Le Quy Don, Vietnamese philosopher, poet, encyclopedist, and government official (d. 1784)
**Katsukawa Shunsho, Japanese woodblock artist (d. 1792)
**Jedediah Strutt, English businessman (d. 1797)

Deaths


* January 2 - Domenico Zipoli, Italian composer (b. 1688)
* January 25 - Guillaume Delisle, French cartographer (b. 1675)
* February 26 - Maximilian II Emanuel, elector of Bavaria (b. 1662)
* March 5 - Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull, English politician
* March 26 - John Vanbrugh, English architect and dramatist (b. 1664)
* April 26 - Jeremy Collier, English theatre critic, non-juror bishop and theologian (b. 1650)
* April 28 - Thomas Pitt, British Governor of Madras (b. 1653)
* May 10 - Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans, English soldier (b. 1670)
* June 18 - Michel Richard Delalande, French organist and composer (b. 1657)
* July 8 - John Ker, Scottish spy (b. 1673)
* July 22 - Hugh Drysdale, British Colonial Governor of Virginia
* July 31 - Nicolaus II Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician (b. 1695)
* November 23 - Sophia, Princess of Zelle, queen of George I of Great Britain (b. 1666)
* December 2 - Samuel Penhallow, American colonist and historian (b. 1665)


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