1730 in History – What happened in year 1730

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

In history, year 1730 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 1730.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1730 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
22 octoberConstruction of the Ladoga Canal linking the Neva and the SvirRiver, one of the first major canals constructed in Russia, wascompleted.
29 JanuaryAnna Ivanovana of Russia) was made queen after the death of her cousin, Emperor Peter II.
16 MarchWilliam Charles Henry Friso was appointed Viceroy of Darenthe.
08 AprilThe first synagogue in the city of Sharith Israel was built in New York.
15 MayRobert Walpole was effectively made Britain's first Prime Minister.
12 JulyLorenzo Corsini was elected as Pope Clemens XII.
04 AugustCrown Prince Frederick of Persia survived forcefully from England.
30 SeptemberNabab Amades XI of Savoyi resigned from his post.
12 OctoberChristian VI succeeded Frederick IV as King of Denmark.
03 DecemberKole Sibber was appointed the British Poet Laureate under George II.


Famous birthdays in the year 1730:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 OctoberRichard Stockton / Lawyer / United States of America
07 March Louis Auguste Le Tonnelier de Breteuil / Politician / France
08 DecemberJan Ingenhousz / Physician / Netherlands
12 JulyJosiah Wedgwood / Potter / United Kingdom
13 MayCharles Watson-Wentworth / Politician / United Kingdom
14 JuneAntonio Sacchini / Educator / Italy
14 DecemberCapel Bond / Composer / United Kingdom
16 AprilHenry Clinton / Politician / United Kingdom
17 SeptemberFriedrich Wilhelm von Steuben / General / Prussia
21 JuneMotoori Norinaga / Poet / Japan
21 AprilAntonín Kammel / Violinist / Czech Republic
23 MayPrince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia / Prince / Prussia
25 DecemberPhilip Mazzei / Philosopher / United States of America
26 JuneCharles Messier / Academic / France
27 AugustJohann Georg Hamann / Author / Germany
29 MayJackson of Exeter / Composer / United Kingdom
31 March Étienne Bézout / Mathematician / France
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