1st MAY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

1700s / 18th century history on the 1st of May

1707 : The Act of Union took effect to join the Kingdom of England and Kingdom of Scotland, which formed the Kingdom of Great Britain.

1753 : Species Plantarum by Linnaeus was published, and the plant taxonomy was adopted by the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature.

Species Plantarum (WikiAudio video)

1759 : Wedgwood pottery company was founded by Josiah Wedgwood, in Great Britain.

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