1726 in History
May 5 Marie de Camargo (16) premieres at Opera of Paris
May 24 People's revolt due to increase in gin/brandy tax
June 11 Cardinal Fleury succeeds duke of Bourbon as French premier
July 23 Benjamin Franklin sails back to Philadelphia
August 6 Emperor Karel VI and tsarina Catharina the Great sign military treaty
August 9 Netherlands signs Covenant of Hannover
October 11 Benjamin Franklin returns to Philadelphia from England