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1738John Wesley is converted, essentially launching the Methodist movement; the day is celebrated annually by Methodists as Aldersgate Day.

1738Premiere in London of "Serse", an Italian opera by George Frederic Handel.

1738 Historical Events
Date Event
Mar 28
Parliament sends an address to the king requesting that he demand redress from Spain (War of Jenkin's Ear) 
Apr 15
Bottle opener invented 
Apr 15
Premiere in London of "Serse", an Italian opera by George Frederic Handel
Apr 18
Real Academia de la Historia ("Royal Academy of History") founded in Madrid. 
May 9
England routes fleet in Mediterranean Sea & West-Indies 
May 24
John Wesley is converted, essentially launching the Methodist movement; the day is celebrated annually by Methodists as Aldersgate Day. 
May 25
A treaty between Pennsylvania and Maryland ends the Conojocular War with settlement of a boundary dispute and exchange of prisoners. 
May 27
Turkish troops occupy Orsova & Ochakov 
Jul 20
North America: French explorer Pierre Gaultier de Varennes et de la Vérendrye reaches the western shore of Lake Michigan. 
Aug 2
France offers emperor Karel VI mediation in war against Turkey 
Nov 18
France & Austria sign peace 
Dec 9
Jews are expelled from Breslau Silesia 
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