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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1721 AD


January 25: Czar Peter the Great ends Russian-orthodox patriarchy


March 9: English Chancellor Exchequer John Aislabie confined in London Tower
March 24: Johann Sebastian Bach opens his Brandenburgse Concerts
March 27: France and Spain sign Treaty of Madrid


April 3: Robert Walpole becomes England's 1st Lord of the Treasury
April 26: Smallpox vaccination 1st administrated


May 8: Michelangiolo dei Conti replaces Pope Clement XI, as Innocent XIII
May 25: John Copson becomes America's 1st insurance agent
May 29: South Carolina formally incorporated as a royal colony


June 13: England signs Treaty of Madrid
June 26: Dr. Zabdiel Boylston gives 1st smallpox inoculations in America


August 30: Russian/Swedish Peace of Nystad, ends North Sea War


October 22: Czar Peter the Great becomes "All-Russian Imperator"


November 1: Prince Eugenius of Savoye unveals statue of himself
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