1732 in History



January 21 Russia and Persia sign Treaty of Riascha
January 29 Paris churchyard Saint-Medard closed after Jansenistic ritual
February 1 Parliament of Ratisborn accept Pragmatic Sanctions
February 2 King Frederik Willem I moves Lutherans towards East-Prussia
February 20 Estates of Holland ratifies Treaty of Vienna
February 26 1st mass celebrated in 1st American Catholic church, Philadelphia
February 26 Mass celebrated for 1st time at St. Joseph's Church in Philadelphia
June 9 Royal charter for Georgia granted to James Oglethorpe
August 1 Foundation laid for Bank of England
August 13 Voltaire's "Zaire," premieres in Paris
September 2 Pope Clement XII renews anti-Jewish laws of Rome
September 6 VOC fires Netherlands-Dutch east indies governor-general Diederik Dare
September 24 21 homosexuality burned in South Horn
November 14 1st U.S. professional librarian, Louis Timothee, hired in Philadelphia
December 6 1st play in American colonies acted by professional players, New York City
December 19 Benjamin Franklin under the name Richard Saunders begins publication of "Poor Richard's Almanack"
December 28 1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette)









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