1710 in History – What happened in year 1710

✅ Published on March 29th, 2009 in 18th Century in History

In history, year 1710 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1710.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1710 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
10 aprilThe Statute of Anne, the first fully-fledged law regulating copyright, entered into force in Great Britain.
20 augustWar of the Spanish Succession-The Spanish-Bourbon armycommanded by the Marquis de Bay was soundly defeated by a multinational army led by the Austrian commander Guido Starhemberg.
13 octoberQueen Anne's War-The French surrender ending the Siege of PortRoyal gave the British permanent possession of Nova Scotia.
14 octoberQueen Anne's War-The French surrender ending the Siege of PortRoyal gave the British permanent possession of Nova Scotia.
20 FebruaryJohann Willem Friso Groningen was made Viceroy of the Netherlands.
10 AprilThe first law regulating copyright was issued in Great Britain.
07 AugustGodolphin Earl of Sydney resigned as the first Finance Minister.
16 OctoberBritish troops captured Port Royal.
11 DecemberFrance defeated Hobsburgers.


Famous birthdays in the year 1710:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 January Richard Gridley / Soldier / United States of America
04 January Giovanni Battista Pergolesi / Violinist / Italy
08 NovemberSarah Fielding / Author / United Kingdom
10 NovemberAdam Gottlob Moltke / Politician / Denmark
12 OctoberJonathan Trumbull / Politician / United States of America
12 AprilCaffarelli / Actor / Italy
12 March Thomas Arne / Composer / United Kingdom
13 NovemberCharles Simon Favart / Director / France
15 AprilWilliam Cullen / Chemist / Scotland
16 OctoberAndrás Hadik / Field Marshal / Austria
16 MayWilliam Talbot / Politician / United Kingdom
20 AugustThomas Simpson / Academic / United Kingdom
21 JuneJames Short / Mathematician / United Kingdom
21 JulyPaul Möhring / Physician / Germany
22 NovemberWilhelm Friedemann Bach / Composer / Germany
25 AprilJames Ferguson / Author / Scotland
26 AprilThomas Reid / Philosopher / Scotland
27 March Joseph Abaco / Composer / Belgium
30 AprilJohann Kaspar Basselet von La Rosée / General / Germany
30 SeptemberJohn Russell / Politician / United Kingdom
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