1735 in History

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Events in History

  • Mar 10 An agreement between Nadir Shah and Paul I of Russia is signed near Ganja and Russian troops are withdrawn from Baku.
  • Mar 13 1st US Moravian bishop, David Nitschmann, consecrated in Germany
  • Jul 11 Mathematical calculations suggest that it was on this day that Pluto moved from the ninth to the eighth most distant planet from the Sun for the last time before 1979.
  • Aug 4 Jury acquits John Zenger (NY Weekly Journal) charged with seditious libel by royal governor of NY (victory for Freedom of press)
  • Aug 18 Evening Post begins publishing (Boston, Mass)

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Sep 22 Robert Walpole becomes the first British "Prime Minister" (actually First Lord of the Treasury) to live at 10 Downing Street

1st British Prime Minister Robert Walpole
1st British Prime Minister
Robert Walpole
  • Oct 3 France & Emperor Karel VI sign peace accord
  • Nov 30 States of Holland forbid Free Masonry

Birthdays in History


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Jan 1 Paul Revere, silversmith/US patriot (British are coming)

American Patriot Paul Revere
American Patriot
Paul Revere
  • Jan 8 John Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815)
  • Feb 9 Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian
  • Mar 20 Torbern Bergman, Swedish chemist (d. 1784)
  • Apr 13 Isaac Low, delegate to the Continental Congress (d. 1791)
  • May 1 John H van Kinsbergen, Dutch lt-admiral/founder of Dutch Marines Corp
  • May 8 Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, English painter (d. 1811)
  • May 23 Charles Joseph, prince the Ligne, Belgian fieldmarshal/author
  • Jun 10 John Morgan, American physician-in-chief of Continental Army
  • Sep 7 Thomas Coutts, Scottish banker
  • Sep 28 August Henry Fitzroy, 3rd duke of Grafton/English premier
  • Oct 25 James Beattie, Scotland, poet/philosopher (Essay on Truth)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 30 John Adams, 2nd US President (1797-1801), born in Braintree, Massachusetts (d. 1826)

2nd US President John Adams
2nd US President
John Adams
  • Nov 10 Granville Sharp, English abolishionist (d. 1813)
  • Dec 15 Cesare Beccaria-Bonesana, Italian lawyer

Weddings in History

  • Jul 9 Author, poet, critic and lexicographer and writer of the first English dictionary Dr. Samuel Johnson (25) marries the widow Elizabeth "Tetty" Porter, 21 years his senior

Deaths in History

  • Jan 11 Danilo I, Vladika of Montenegro (b. c. 1670)
  • Feb 27 John Arbuthnot, physician/mathematician, dies
  • Mar 10 Dirk T van Cloon, Dutch lawyer/gov-gen of E Indies, dies at about 46
  • Apr 5 William Derham, English minister and writer (b. 1657)
  • Apr 5 Samuel Wesley, English poet (b. 1662)
  • Apr 8 Francis II Rákóczi, leader of the Hungarian uprising against the Habsburg (b. March 27, 1676)
  • Jun 10 Thomas Hearne, English antiquarian (b. 1678)
  • Sep 18 Justus van Effen, writer/founder (Holland Spectator), dies at 51
  • Sep 27 Peter Artedi, Swedish naturalist (b. 1705)
  • Oct 8 Yongzheng Emperor of China (b. 1678)
  • Dec 14 Thomas Tanner, English bishop and antiquarian (b. 1674)