1714 in History
January 7 Typewriter patented by Englishman Henry Mill (built years later)
January 19 Richard Steele publishes "Crisis," defending Hanoverian success
February 2 Nicholas Rowe's "tragedy of Jane Shore," premieres in London
February 17 Parliament of Paris accepts Pope Clemens XI's "Unigenitus" degree
March 6 Peace of Rastatt - French emperor Charles VI of Habsburg
June 12 Prussia and Russia sign secret treaty
June 26 Spain and Netherlands sign peace/trade agreement
July 14 Battle of Aland, Russian fleet overpowers larger Swedish fleet
July 27 Battle at Hango (Hangut): Russians beat Swedish fleet
July 27 English Queen Anne fires premier Robert Haley
August 1 Monarch Georg Ludwig becomes king George I of England
September 7 Treaty of Baden: Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI and France, ends War of Spanish Succession, French retain Alsace, Austria gets bank of Rhine
September 11 French and Spanish troops under duke of Berwick occupy Barcelona
October 7 People riot due to beer tax in Alkmaar, Netherlands
October 20 Georg Ludwig of Hannover crowned as King George I
October 31 Georg Ludwig van Hannover crowned as English King George I
November 11 A highway in Bronx is laid out, later renamed East 233rd Street
November 22 King Karel XII leaves Turkish captivity to return to Sweden