Events in year of 1714

  • 01-07Typewriter patented by Englishman Henry Mill (built years later)
  • 01-19Richard Steele publishes "Crisis, " defending Hanoverian success
  • 03-06Peace of Rastatt - French Emperor Charles VI of Habsburg
  • 06-12Prussia and Russia sign secret treaty
  • 06-26Spain and Netherlands sign peace / trade agreement
  • 07-14Battle of Aland, Russian fleet overpowers larger Swedish fleet
  • 07-27English Queen Anne fires Premier Robert Haley
  • 08-01Monarch Georg Ludwig becomes King George I of England
  • 09-07Treaty of Baden: Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI and France, ends War of Spanish Succession, French retain Alsace, Austria gets bank of Rhine
  • 09-11French and Spanish troops under Duke of Berwick occupy Barcelona
  • 10-07People riot due to beer tax in Alkmaar Neth
  • 10-20Georg Ludwig of Hannover crowned as King George I
  • 10-31Georg Ludwig van Hannover crowned as English King George I
  • 11-11A highway in Bronx is laid out, later renamed East 233rd Street
  • 11-22King Karel XII leaves Turkish captivity to return to Sweden

People born in year of 1714

  • 01-01Kristijonas Donelaitis: Lutheran pastor, Lithuanian poet (The Seas)
  • 01-26Jean B Pigalle: French sculptor (Child with Bird Cage)
  • 01-28Jean-Baptiste Pigalle: French sculptor (Child with Pigeon)
  • 02-02Gottfried August Homilius: Composer
  • 03-08Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: German composer, Son of JS Bach
  • 03-24Carlo Giovanni Testori: Composer
  • 06-17Cesar F Cassini de Thury: French astronomer (geodesic labor)
  • 07-02Christoph W Ritter von Gluck: Austria -- Composer (Il there pastore)
  • 08-01Richard Wilson: Welsh landscape painter
  • 08-14Claude-Joseph Vernet: French painter
  • 09-17Gottlieb W Rabener: German author (Vom Misbrauch of the Satire)
  • 09-25Jean-Benoit Leclair: Composer
  • 09-29Peter A van de Parra: Governor-General of the Netherlands Indies (1761-75)
  • 12-23Johann Siebenkas: Composer

People died in year of 1714

  • 03-27Anton Ulrich: German Duke of Brunswick / poet, dies at 80
  • 04-04Karel: Duke of Berry / French heir to the throne
  • 04-17Philipp Heinrich Erlebach: Composer, dies at 56
  • 06-28Cornelis Chastelein: Colonial director, dies at 56
  • 06-28Daniel van Papenbroeck: Flemish Jesuit / historian, dies at 86
  • 08-01Anne Stuart: Queen of England (1702-14), dies at about 49

Events in year of 1715

  • 04-15Uprising of Yamasse-indians in South Carolina
  • 04-29John Flamsteed observes Uranus for 6th time
  • 05-01Prussia declares war on Sweden
  • 05-04French manufacturer debuts 1st folding umbrella (Paris)
  • 07-2910 Spanish treasure galleons sinks off Florida coast by hurricane
  • 07-30Spanish gold and silver fleet disappears off St. Lucie, Florida
  • 09-06Pro-James III-uprising in Scotland
  • 11-13Battle at Sheriffmuir: English army beats Scottish Earl of Mar
  • 11-13Pro-James Edward Stuart-rebellion surrenders
  • 11-15Barrier Treaty, Austria cedes area to the Netherlands
  • 11-24Thames River freezes
  • 11-251st English patent granted to an American, for processing corn
  • 12-22English pretender to the throne James III lands at Peterhead
  • 12-23Russian / Prussian troops occupy Stralsund
  • 12-24Swedish troops occupy Norway

People born in year of 1715

  • 01-12Jacques Duphly: Composer
  • 01-15Georg C Wagenzeil: Austria -- Composer / pianist
  • 01-26Claude Helvetius: Paris, France -- Philosopher
  • 01-27Vaclav Kalous: Composer
  • 01-29Georg Christoph Wagenseil: Austrian (court)composer / pianist
  • 03-19Charles-Joseph van Helmont: Composer
  • 04-11John Alcock: Composer
  • 04-17Johann Wolfgang Kleinknecht: Composer
  • 04-19James Nares: Composer
  • 04-23Johann Friedrich Doles: Composer
  • 04-28Franz Sparry: Composer
  • 05-05Daniel Dal Barba: Composer
  • 06-02Herman-Francois Delange: Composer
  • 07-04Christian F Gellert: Saxony, Germany -- Poet / Novelist (Fables & Tales)
  • 07-16Charles Prince de Rohan-Soubise: Marshal of France
  • 07-25Immanuel J Pyra: German poet (Temple of Real poetry)
  • 10-02Peter II: Czar of Russia (1727-30)
  • 10-23Peter II Aleksejevitsj: Emperor of Russia (1727-30)
  • 11-08Elisabeth C van Brunswick-Bevern: Wife of Frederik II "the Great"
  • 11-16Girolamo Abos: Composer
  • 12-08John Althuysen: Frisian vicar / poet (Frisianche rymlery)
  • 12-09Georg Gottfried Petri: Composer
  • 12-12Gennaro Manna: Composer

People died in year of 1715

  • 02-03Gottfried Vopelius: Composer, dies at 70
  • 02-17Antoine Galland: French interpreter, dies at 68
  • 03-11Jan-Erasmus Quellinus: Flemish painter, dies at 80
  • 08-12Nahum Tate: English Poet / playwright / Poet laureate
  • 09-01Louis XIV [the Great]: King of France (1643-1715), dies at 76
  • 09-02Constantin Christian Dedekind: Composer, dies at 87
  • 12-15George Hickes: English linguist (Old German Philology), dies at 73