What Happened in January 1732

Historical Events

  • Jan 21 Russia & Persia sign Treaty of Riascha
  • Jan 29 Paris churchyard of Saint-Medard closed after Jansenistic ritual

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 2 Franz Xaver Brixi, composer
  • Jan 6 Matija A Reljkovic, Croatia, writer (Satir iliti divji covic)
  • Jan 17 Stanislaw II August Poniatowski, last king of Poland (1764-95)
  • Jan 18 Jean-Guillain Cardon, composer
  • Jan 20 Richard H Lee, US farmer (signed Declaration of Independence)
  • Jan 24 Pierre de Baumarchais, France, playwright (Barber of Seville)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 12 John Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685)