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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1690s  1700s  1710s  – 1720s –  1730s  1740s  1750s
Years: 1722 1723 172417251726 1727 1728

Events

  • February 8 – Catherine I became empress of Russia.
  • February 20 – The first reported case of white men scalping Native Americans takes place in New Hampshire colony.
  • March 2 – In London, night watchman finds a severed head by the Thames; it is later recognized to be that of the husband of Catherine Hayes. She and one accomplice are later executed.
  • May 21 – The Order of Alexander Nevsky was instituted in Russia by an empress Catherine I.
  • May 24 – Jonathan Wild, fraudulent "Thief Taker General", is hanged in Tyburn, England for actually aiding criminals.

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