1729 in History – What happened in year 1729

✅ Published on March 30th, 2009 in 18th Century in History

In history, year 1729 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 1729.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1729 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
29 novemberNatchez Indians suddenly revolted against French colonists nearmodern-day Natchez, Mississippi, US, killing over 240 people.
15 MarchSt. Stanislas Haward was sworn in as the first American elf.
15 AprilThe "St. Matthew Passion" inaugurated in the city of Leipzig, Johann Sebastian Bach.
22 JulyDiamonds were found in a Brazilian Minas garage.
01 AugustThe comet of 1729, possibly the largest comet, with the most pronounced magnitude on record, was discovered by Nicholas Sarbut. Joe was a professor of mathematics in Marseille.
16 SeptemberWilliam K. H. Friso was made Viceroy of the city of Groningen.
09 NovemberSpain, France and Britain signed the Treaty of Seville.


Famous birthdays in the year 1729:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 OctoberAnton Cajetan Adlgasser / Composer / Germany
02 MayFlorian Leopold Gassmann / Composer / Czech Republic
03 DecemberAntonio Soler / Composer / Spain
04 March Anne d'Arpajon / Queen / France
06 SeptemberMoses Mendelssohn / Philosopher / Germany
10 January Lazzaro Spallanzani / Biologist / Italy
12 NovemberLouis Antoine de Bougainville / Admiral / France
12 January Edmund Burke / Academic / Ireland
13 AprilThomas Percy / Poet / Ireland
16 OctoberPierre van Maldere / Violinist / Belgium
17 OctoberPierre-Alexandre Monsigny / Academic / France
21 NovemberJosiah Bartlett / Politician / United States of America
22 January Gotthold Ephraim Lessing / Author / Germany
22 OctoberJohann Reinhold Forster / Pastor / Germany
23 MayGiuseppe Parini / Poet / Italy
24 NovemberAlexander Suvorov / Field Marshal / Russia
27 SeptemberMichael Denis / Author / Austria
31 OctoberAlonso Núñez de Haro y Peralta / Bishop / Spain
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