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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1714 AD


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
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