Timeline of the 18th century

Timeline of the 18th century in England

Events

Act of Settlement

1701

Steam engine invented

1712

Peace of Utrecht

1713

George I 's Kingship

1714 - 1727

First attempt of the Jacobites

1715

Transportation Act

1718

British convitcts start being transported

1718 - 1776

Sir Robert Walpole becomes first prime minister

1721

Period of peace under the Whigs Government

1721 - 1742

George II 's Kingship

1727 - 1760

Second attempt of the Jacobites

1745