1715 in History
April 15 Uprising of Yamasse-indians in South Carolina
April 20 Nicholas Rowe's "Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray," premieres in London
April 29 John Flamsteed observes Uranus for 6th time
May 1 Prussia declares war on Sweden
May 3 Edmund Halley observes total eclipse phenomenon "Baily's Beads"
May 4 French manufacturer debuts 1st folding umbrella (Paris)
July 29 10 Spanish treasure galleons sinks off Florida coast by hurricane
July 30 Spanish gold and silver fleet disappears off St. Lucie, Florida
August 22 Handels "Watermusic" premieres on Thames
September 6 Pro-James III-uprising in Scotland
November 13 Battle at Sheriffmuir: English army beats Scottish earl of Mar
November 13 Pro-James Edward Stuart-rebellion surrenders
November 15 Barrier Treaty, Austria cedes area to Netherlands
November 24 Thames River freezes
November 25 1st English patent granted to an American, for processing corn
December 12 Russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund
December 22 English pretender to the throne James III lands at Peterhead
December 23 Russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund
December 24 Swedish troops occupy Norway