1712 in History – What happened in year 1712

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

In history, year 1712 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 1712.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1712 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
20 AprilJahandar Shah ascended the throne of Delhi.
10 FebruaryThe Huileche rebellion began in the Chila archipelago.
06 MarchThe slave revolt began in New York City.
07 AprilSix Whites were killed and 21 African Americans were injured in a slave uprising in New York.
22 MayEmperor Karel VI was crowned King of Hungary.
17 JulyEngland, Portugal and France indicated a ceasefire.
03 OctoberPrince Rob of Montreux issued a warrant for the arrest of Roy McGregor.
02 NovemberThe Suriname government gave 682,800 to Jacques Cussard, the French kidnapper.
09 DecemberBattle of Gadebsk: Sweden defeated Denmark and Saxony.


Famous birthdays in the year 1712:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 OctoberWilliam Shippen / Politician / United States of America
05 OctoberFrancesco Guardi / Painter / Italy
08 March John Fothergill / Physician / United Kingdom
11 DecemberFrancesco Algarotti / Poet / Italy
13 MayCount Johann Hartwig Ernst von Bernstorff / Politician / Denmark
14 OctoberGeorge Grenville / Politician / United Kingdom
17 January John Stanley / Composer / United Kingdom
21 OctoberJames Steuart / Author / Scotland
21 JuneLuc Urbain de Bouëxic / Admiral / France
22 March Edward Moore / Poet / United Kingdom
24 NovemberCharles-Michel de l'Épée / Educator / France
24 January Frederick the Great / King / Prussia
27 March Claude Bourgelat / Author / France
28 February Louis-Joseph de Montcalm / General / France
28 JuneJean-Jacques Rousseau / Philosopher / Switzerland
28 January Tokugawa Ieshige / Shogun / Japan
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