posted on Nov, 21 2012 @ 01:43 PM
reply to post by Foramin
Major things that stand out to me
from that period (1730s). Link: en.wikipedia.org...
Valparaiso Earthquake (est. 8.7) with a Tsunami that inundated parts of Valparaiso (Jul - 1730).
The Treaty of Vienna (Mar - 1731) ratified (Nov 1738).
John Bevis observes the Crab Nebula for the first time (Unknown date in 1731).
Magnitude 5.8 Montreal earthquake occurs in Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Sept - 1732).
Polish Succession and then the War for Succession (Oct 1733 - Oct 1735, peace ratified 1738).
Charles Marie de La Condamine, with François Fresneau Gataudière, makes the first scientific observations of rubber, in Ecuador (Unknown date
Tropical cyclone strikes Bengal, India killing approximately 300,000 (Oct - 1737).
An earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 9.3 occurs off the shore of Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula. Tsunamis up to 60m (200 ft) high followed in
the Pacific ocean (Oct - 1737).
Jacques de Vaucanson presents the world's first automaton, The Flute Player, to the French Academy of Sciences. (Unk - 1738)
Only 1 significant birth listed, February 22, 1732 – George Washington, 1st President of the United States