1711 in History – What happened in year 1711

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

In history, year 1711 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 1711.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1711 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
24 februaryGeorge Frideric Handel's Rinaldo, the first Italian languageopera written specifically for the London stage, premiered.
22 augustQueen Anne's War-A British attempt to attack Quebec failedwhen eight ships wrecked on the Saint Lawrence River.
25 OctoberThe remains of two ancient historical cities of Italy, Pompeii and Herculaneum, were unearthed by a villager.
24 FebruaryGeorge Frederick Handel's opera "Rinaldo" premiered at the Haymarket Theater in London.
01 MarchSpectator's "" publication began in London.
17 AprilCharles IV became Emperor of Roman after his brother Joseph died.
01 MayAustria signs peace with Karel-Hungarian rebellion
21 JulyThe Ottoman Empire and Russia signed the Treaty of Prithvi.
23 AugustAdmiral Howenden Walker arrived in St. Lawrence.
22 SeptemberFrench troops captured Rio de Janeiro.
12 OctoberCarell VI was crowned Habsburg Roman Catholic Emperor.
07 NovemberDutch East India Company ship sank all of 300 crew.
31 DecemberJohn Churchill as the first king of Marlborough ordered the English army to move out.


Famous birthdays in the year 1711:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
06 SeptemberHenry Muhlenberg / Missionary / Germany
07 MayDavid Hume / Historian / Scotland
09 February Luis Vicente de Velasco e Isla / Sailor / Spain
11 SeptemberWilliam Boyce / Composer / United Kingdom
12 January Gaetano Latilla / Composer / Italy
12 JuneLouis Legrand / Priest / France
17 OctoberJupiter Hammon / Poet / United States of America
18 SeptemberIgnaz Holzbauer / Educator / Austria
19 AugustEdward Boscawen / Politician / United Kingdom
19 NovemberMikhail Lomonosov / Chemist / Russia
20 OctoberTimothy Ruggles / Lawyer / United States of America
22 AprilPaul II Anton / Soldier / Austria
22 JulyGeorg Wilhelm Richmann / Academic / Germany
23 JuneGiovanni Battista Guadagnini / Instrument Maker / Italy
25 DecemberJean-Joseph de Mondonville / Violinist / France
26 SeptemberRichard Grenville-Temple / Politician / United Kingdom
26 JulyLorenz Christoph Mizler / Physician / Germany
27 February Constantine Mavrocordatos / Ruler / Turkey
29 January Giuseppe Bonno / Composer / Austria
31 OctoberLaura Bassi / Physicist / Italy
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