1728 in History
January 29 John Gays' "Beggar's Opera," premieres in London
February 28 Georg F. Handels opera "Siroe, re di Persia," premieres in London
March 6 Spain and England sign (1st) Convention of Pardo
April 22 Pierre de Marivaux' "Le Triomphe de Plutus," premieres in Paris
May 4 Georg F Handels opera "Tolomeo, re di Egitto," premieres in London
December 17 Congregation Shearith Israel of New York purchases a lot on Mill Street in lower Manhattan, to build New York's 1st synagogue
December 23 Prussian Emperor Karel VI sign Treaty of Berlin