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En el castillo de Winchester, Inglaterra, nace Enrique III, hijo del rey Juan Sin Tierra y miembro de la Casa de Anjou o Plantagenet.
in the south of the Atlantic Ocean, Juan de Nova (Galician navigator in the service of the crown of Portugal) discovers an islet that gives the name of Santa Elena (currently held by the United Kingdom).
in Virginia (United States), the Indian Pocahontas marries the English settler John Rolfe.
the Mayflower, a ship that brought English settlers to the United States, began a trip back to Britain.
the United Kingdom, George I is crowned King of Great Britain and Ireland.
the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, France and Austria signed the Quadruple Alliance, to curb the expansionist ambition of Spain and maintain the status quo of the treaties of Utrecht and Radstadt.
Britain and its colonies changed the calendar to Gregorian
in London, the British Museum, the largest museum in the United Kingdom, was opened to the public.
in Cuba, the city of Havana is taken by a British squadron.
in the United Kingdom, John Wilkes is expelled from the House of Commons for the crime of sedition.
in Boston (United States), a group of settlers disguised as Mohawk Indians scaled the British ships laden with tea boxes and threw them into the sea, which meant the beginning of the War of Independence of the United States.
near Trenton (New Jersey) -in the framework of the War of Independence of the United States- US forces under George Washington repel a British attack at the Battle of Assunpink Creek.
the British troops that had seized the island of Menorca surrender to the attack of the Spanish-French army.
in South Africa, Great Britain captures Cape Town.
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