1714 in History – What happened in year 1714

In history, year 1714 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 1714.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1714:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
26 JuneSpain and the Netherlands signed the Trade and Peace Agreement.
07 JanuaryTypewriter made by Henry Mill of England.
17 FebruaryThe Parliament of Paris accepted the "unigenetus" degree of Pope Clemens XI.
06 MarchMarch 6 Peace of Rastat - French Emperor Charles Sahava Habsburg signed the peace treaty.
19 MayThe Queen of Great Britain refused to allow members of the House of Hanover to remain in Britain during her lifetime.
26 JuneSpain and Netherlands signed peace / trade agreement.
27 JulyBritish Queen Anne rejected Premier Robert Haley.
01 AugustQueen George Ludwig became King George I of England.
11 SeptemberThe French and Spanish soldiers took over Barcelona under the Duke of Berwick.
07 OctoberPeople rioted in Alkmar, Netherlands due to tax on beer.
22 NovemberKing Karel XII was released from Turkish captivity to return to Sweden.
09 DecemberOttoman-Venetian War 1714–1718): Ottoman Empire declared war on the Republic of Venice.


Famous birthdays in the year 1714:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 AugustRichard Wilson / Painter / United Kingdom
01 January Kristijonas Donelaitis / Poet / Lithuania
02 JulyChristoph Willibald Gluck / Composer / Germany
02 February Gottfried August Homilius / Composer / Germany
06 January Percivall Pott / Surgeon / United Kingdom
08 March Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach / Pianist / Germany
10 SeptemberNiccolò Jommelli / Composer / Italy
10 MaySophie Charlotte Ackermann / Actress / Germany
14 AugustClaude Joseph Vernet / Painter / France
16 OctoberGiovanni Arduino / Academic / Italy
17 JulyAlexander Gottlieb Baumgarten / Philosopher / Germany
17 JuneCésar-François Cassini de Thury / Astronomer / France
21 DecemberJohn Bradstreet / General / Canada
24 AugustAlaungpaya / King / Myanmar (Burma)
25 February René Nicolas Charles Augustin de Maupeou / Politician / France
26 January Jean-Baptiste Pigalle / Educator / France
27 DecemberGeorge Whitefield / Preacher / United Kingdom
27 March Francesco Antonio Zaccaria / Historian / Italy
30 SeptemberÉtienne Bonnot de Condillac / Philosopher / France
31 DecemberArima Yoriyuki / Educator / Japan

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