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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1739 AD

January

January 1: J B C Bouvet de Lozier discovers Bouvet Island, near Antarctica
January 14: England and Spain signs 2nd Convention of Pardo

April

April 5: French emperor Karel VI sign secret treaty
April 10: Dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing
April 21: Spain and Naples-Austria sign peace accord

July

July 22: Turks defeats Holy Roman Emp at Crocyka Yugoslavia and threaten Belgrade
July 30: Caspar Wistar begins glass manufacturing in Allowaystown, New Jersey

September

September 1: 35 Jews sentenced to life in prison in Lisbon Portugal
September 18: Turkey and Austria sign peace treaty-Austria cedes Belgrade to Turks
September 23: Russia and Turkey sign Peace of Belgrade

October

October 19: England declares war on Spain
October 30: England declares war on Spain: War of Jenkin's Ear
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