1749 in History – What happened in year 1749

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

In history, year 1749 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 1749.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1749 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
03 januaryThe first issue of Berlingske, Denmark's oldest continually operating newspaper, was published.
15 DecemberChhatrapati Shivaji's grandson Shahu died.
03 JanuaryBenning Wentworth established Vermont, moving on to the first issue of New Hampshire grants.
28 FebruaryThe first edition of Henry Fildings "Tom Jones" was published.
27 AprilGeorge Friedrich Handel's first fireworks musical performance began in Green Park, London.
11 MayThe British Parliament accepted the Consolidation Act, which reorganized the Royal Navy.
21 JunePeter Stein was established as a pension advisor to the Netherlands.
21 JulyPeter Stan became Holland's pension advisor.
02 NovemberThe English Ohio Trade Company was made the first trading post.


Famous birthdays in the year 1749:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 NovemberDaniel Rutherford / Chemist / Scotland
04 MayJean-Frédéric Edelmann / Painist / France
05 AugustThomas Lynch / Politician / United States of America
05 MayJean-Frédéric Edelmann / Painist / France
08 SeptemberYolande de Polastron / Educator / France
09 March Honoré Gabriel Riqueti / Politician / France
10 March Lorenzo Da Ponte / Poet / United States of America
15 MayLevi Lincoln Sr. / Politician / United States of America
15 JuneGeorg Joseph Vogler / Composer / Germany
16 JulyCyrus Griffin / Lawyer / United States of America
16 January Vittorio Alfieri / Poet / Italy
17 NovemberNicolas Appert / Chef / France
17 MayEdward Jenner / Physician / United Kingdom
17 DecemberDomenico Cimarosa / Educator / Italy
19 SeptemberJean Baptiste Joseph Delambre / Astronomer / France
22 OctoberCornelis van der Aa / Historian / Netherlands
23 March Pierre-Simon Laplace / Astronomer / France
24 January Charles James Fox / Politician / United Kingdom
26 March William Blount / Politician / United States of America
28 AugustJohann Wolfgang von Goethe / Poet / Germany
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