1749 in History
February 10 10th (final) volume of Fielding's "Tom Jones" is published
February 28 1st edition of Henry Fieldings' "Tom Jones" published
May 2 Empress Maria Theresa signs "Haugwitzschen State reform"
May 11 British parliament accept Consolidation Act: fleet reorganization
May 19 George II grants charter to Ohio Company to settle Ohio Valley
June 21 Pieter Steyn installed as pension advisor of Netherlands
June 25 General fast because of drought in MA
July 20 Earl of Chesterfield says "Idleness is only refuge of weak minds"
July 21 Pieter Steyn becomes pension advisor of Holland
October 26 Georgia Colony reverses itself and rules slavery is legal
November 2 English Ohio Trade Company forms 1st trade post