Jan 04 Joseph de Montesquiou earl d'Artagnan, French lt-general, dies at 77 on this day in history.
Jan 19 On this day in history william Congreve, English dramatist (Love for Love), dies at 58
Jan 31 Jakob Roggeveen, Dutch explorer (b. 1659) died on this day in history.
Mar 02 On this day in history death of francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (b. 1662)
Mar 21 John Law, Scottish financier, dies at about 57 in the year 1729.
Apr 11 Manuel de Egues, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1729.
May 04 In the year 1729 death of louis-Antoine, Cardinal de Noailles, French cardinal (b. 1651)
May 17 On this day in history samuel Clarke, theologian, dies