1722 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1722nd year of the Common Era and Anno Domini designations, the 722nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 22nd year of the 18th century, and the 3rd year of the 1720s decade. As of the start of 1722, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923. Calendar year
This article contains information about the literary events and publications of 1722 Events. January 27 – Daniel Defoe's novel Moll Flanders is published ...
Monarch – George IPrime Minister – Robert Walpole (Whig)Parliament – 5th (until 10 March), 6th(starting 10 May)27 January – Daniel Defoe's novel Moll Flandersis published anonymously in London.19 March – 1722 British general electionbegins, the second during the reign of George I.7 May – Construction begins for Tranent to Cockenzie Waggonway, Scotland's first railway.9 May – General election ends, resulting in a landslide victory for the Whig government of Robert Walpolewhich increases its majority in the House of Commons to 220.26 January – Alexander Carlyle, Church of Scotland leader (died 1805)11 April – Christopher Smart, poet (died 1771)22 April (bapt.) – Joseph Warton, poet and critic (died 1800)16 July – Joseph Wilton, sculptor (died 1803)20 January – Charles Montagu, 1st Duke of Manchester (born c. 1662)21 January – Charles Paulet, 2nd Duke of Bolton, supporter of William III of England (born 1661)10 February – Bartholomew Roberts, pirate (born 1682)5 April – Christopher Bullock, actor and playwright (born 1690)
Anton Wilhelm Böhme. Bonnaventure-François de Boisfermé. Charles Paulet, 2nd Duke of Bolton. Henri de Boulainvilliers. Phineas Bowles (British Army officer, died 1722) Thomas Brereton (dramatist) Konstanty Kazimierz Brzostowski.
French Monarch: Louis XVBritish and Irish Monarch: George IThe Tuscarora become the sixth tribe of the Iroquois Confederacy.Haudenosee League admits Tuscarora as 6th Nation. The refugee band was accepted according to the terms of the League Constitution. No other Native Nations had such a provision as this, other allian...
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March 23 - born Marguerite-Thérèse Lemoine Despins (1722–1792) the second Mother Superior of the Grey Nuns. (died 1792)
"[T]o gain the Indians[...]is to sell them no rum, nor to chett them in[...]trade, and to lett them know [we] will be their master." Haudenosaunee urge French not to regarrison their village near Montrealbecause soldiers make women unsafe and youth disruptive Abenaki at Nanrantsouak defer to Jesuit missionary in religion, council and relations with New Englanders(Note: "savages" used) Passenger reports capture with others on sloop from Annapolis Royal by French-allied Indigenous men at Passamaquoddy Gov. Shute declares war on "our Eastern Indians" who kill settlers, as Gov. Vaudreuiladmits supporting attacks on vessels New York requests garrisons on Indigenous land to extend frontier to Great Lakes for trade strategy spanning Mississippi to St. Lawrence New York's expanding influence on Lake Ontario approved of, though building Niagara fort needs "consent of the Indian Proprietors" Though "flourishing state of" Canso fishery would draw settlers, survey delay prevents Nova Scotia gov...
Fortuyn. (1722) Fortuyn (also spelled Fortuin) was a ship owned by the Chamber of Amsterdam of the Dutch East India Company ( Dutch: Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie, commonly abbreviated to VOC) that was lost on its maiden voyage in 1723. It set sail for Batavia from Texel in the Netherlands on 27 September 1723.
1722 (MDCCXXII, na numeração romana) foi um ano comum do século XVIII do actual Calendário Gregoriano, da Era de Cristo, e a sua letra dominical foi D (53 semanas), teve início a uma quinta-feira e terminou também a uma quinta-feira.