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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Erfstadhouder Prins Willem IV (Huis van Oranje) was from 1747 till 1751 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • January 3 » Benning Wentworth issues the first of the New Hampshire Grants, leading to the establishment of Vermont.
  • January 3 » The first issue of Berlingske, Denmark's oldest continually operating newspaper, is published.
  • January 21 » The Teatro Filarmonico in Verona is destroyed by fire, as a result of a torch being left behind in the box of a nobleman after a performance. It is rebuilt in 1754.
  • May 19 » King George II of Great Britain grants the Ohio Company a charter of land around the forks of the Ohio River.
  • June 21 » Halifax, Nova Scotia, is founded.
Weather

The temperature on January 2, 1749 was about 6.0 °C. Wind direction mainly south by west. Weather type: betrokken omtrent helder.

Source: KNMI

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from January 2, 1749 at Delpher


Born on January 2

Died on January 2

Names that were popular for boys in 1749
  • Jan
  • Joannes
  • Cornelis
  • Pieter
  • Johannes
  • Willem
  • Petrus
  • Hendrik
  • Jean
  • Jacob
  • Gerrit
  • Johann
  • Jacobus
  • Pierre
  • Dirk
Names that were popular for girls in 1749
  • Maria
  • Anna
  • Marie
  • Joanna
  • Johanna
  • Catharina
  • Elisabeth
  • Cornelia
  • Grietje
  • Neeltje
  • Trijntje
  • Jannetje
  • Adriana
  • Antje
  • Elizabeth