1743 in History – What happened in year 1743

✅ Published on March 31st, 2009 in 18th Century in History

In history, year 1743 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 1743.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1743 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
19 marchFrench physicist Jean-Pierre Christin published the design of amercury thermometer with the centigrade scale, with 0 representing the freezing point of water and 100 its boiling point.
19 mayFrench physicist Jean-Pierre Christin published the design of amercury thermometer with the centigrade scale, with 0 representing thefreezing point of water and 100 its boiling point.
27 juneWar of the Austrian Succession-In the last time that a British monarch personally led his troops into battle, George II and his forces defeated the French in Dettingen, Bavaria.
18 JulyThe first half-page advertisement in the world was published in the weekly newspaper New York.
26 AugustThe famous French chemist Anthony Levaizier was born. He is called the father of modern chemistry. He discovered oxygen.
03 FebruaryA "" Pesthouse "was established to quarantine Philadelphia immigrants.
05 MarchThe first US American religious magazine "The Christian History" was published in Boston.
27 JuneWar of the Austrian Succession: The Battle of Dattan: In Bavaria, King George II of Britain personally leads soldiers into battle for the first time when a British emperor commanded troops in the field.
18 JulyFirst half page newspaper advertisement has been published NY Weekly Magazine)
16 AugustThe earliest boxing rules formulated in England.
13 SeptemberTreaties of Britain, Austria and Savoy-Sardinia Worms were signed.
05 NovemberThe coordinated scientific observations of the transit of Mercury were conducted by Joseph-Nicolas Düssel.

Famous birthdays in the year 1743:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 DecemberMartin Heinrich Klaproth / Academic / Germany
02 JuneAlessandro Cagliostro / Explorer / Italy
05 OctoberGiuseppe Gazzaniga / Educator / Italy
11 NovemberCarl Peter Thunberg / Botanist / Sweden
13 AprilThomas Jefferson / Politician / United States of America
14 JulyGavrila Derzhavin / Politician / Russia
17 SeptemberMarquis de Condorcet / Mathematician / France
17 MaySeth Warner / Colonel / United States of America
18 January Louis Claude de Saint-Martin / Philosopher / France
19 February Luigi Boccherini / Composer / Italy
19 AugustMadame du Barry / Queen / France
20 MayToussaint Louverture / Revolutionary / Haiti
22 SeptemberQuintin Craufurd / Author / Scotland
24 MayJean-Paul Marat / Journalist / France
24 AprilEdmund Cartwright / Engineer / United Kingdom
24 February Joseph Banks / Botanist / United Kingdom
25 January Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi / Author / Germany
26 AugustAntoine Lavoisier / Chemist / France
28 March Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova / Politician / Russia
30 SeptemberChristian Ehregott Weinlig / Composer / Germany
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