1741 in History – What happened in year 1741

In history, year 1741 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 1741.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1741:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
18 marchNew York governor George Clarke's complex at Fort George was destroyed by a fire supposedly set by slaves, starting the New York Conspiracy of 1741.
28 JulyCaptain Bering discovered Mount Saint Elias, Alaska.
14 JanuaryThe third war of Panipat started between the Marathas and the Afghans.
13 FebruaryAndrew Bedford published his first American magazine.
09 MarchThe British fleet under Admiral Ogg launched an attack on Cartagena.
10 AprilWars of Austrian Succession: Persia defeated Austria at the Battle of Molwitz.
08 MayFrance and Bavaria signed Nymphenburg agreement.
25 JuneMaria Theresa of Austria was crowned Queen Regent of Hungary in Bratislava.
31 JulyCharles Albert of Bavaria attacked Upper Austria and Bohemia.
10 AugustBattle of Kolhale: The King of Travancore defeated the naval expedition of the Dutch East India Company.
11 SeptemberQueen Maria Theresa addressed the Hungarian Parliament.
26 NovemberFranco-Bavarian troops commanded the Maurice of Saxony Hurricane Prague.
25 DecemberAstronomer Anders Celsius introduced the temperature level of centigrade.


Famous birthdays in the year 1741:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 AprilGeorge Dance the Younger / Architect / United Kingdom
02 NovemberJoan van der Capellen tot den Pol / Politician / Netherlands
06 AprilNicolas Chamfort / Author / France
07 February Henry Fuseli / Painter / United Kingdom
08 February André Grétry / Composer / France
09 February Henri-Joseph Rigel / Composer / Germany
11 JuneJoseph Warren / Physician / United States of America
14 January Benedict Arnold / General / United Kingdom
15 NovemberJohann Kaspar Lavater / Poet / Switzerland
15 AprilCharles Willson Peale / Soldier / United States of America
17 AprilSamuel Chase / Lawyer / United States of America
18 OctoberPierre Choderlos de Laclos / Author / France
22 SeptemberPeter Simon Pallas / Zoologist / Germany
23 MayAndrea Luchesi / Composer / Italy
23 AugustJean-François de Galaup / Admiral / France
25 AugustKarl Friedrich Bahrdt / Author / Germany
27 JulyFrançois-Hippolyte Barthélémon / Composer / United Kingdom
27 January Hester Thrale / Author / United Kingdom
31 DecemberGottfried August Bürger / Poet / Germany
31 AugustJean-Paul-Égide Martini / Educator / France

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