On This Day

Famous People Born in 1735

Paul Revere

Jan 1 Paul Revere, American silversmith and patriot who alerted the colonial militia to the approach of British forces before the battles of Lexington and Concord, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1818)

  • Jan 8 John Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop, born in Upper Marlboro, Maryland (d. 1815)
  • Jan 21 Johann Gottfried Eckard, composer
  • Feb 9 Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian
  • Feb 10 Johann Christoph Kuhnau, Bohemian composer, choral director, novelist and lawyer, born in Geising, Saxony (d. 1722)
  • Feb 25 Ernst Wilhelm Wolf, German composer, born in Grossen Behringen, Thuringia (d. 1792)
  • Mar 9 August Bernhard Valentin Herbing, German organist and composer, born in Halberstadt, Germany (d. 1766)
  • Mar 20 Torbern Bergman, Swedish chemist (d. 1784)
  • Apr 2 Christian Gotthilf Tag, German composer, born in Beierfeld, Germany (d. 1811)
  • Apr 2 Franz Volrath Buttstett, German composer, born in Erfurt, Germany (d. 1814)
  • Apr 11 Pierre Nicolas La Houssaye, French violinist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1818)
  • Apr 13 Isaac Low, American delegate to the Continental Congress, born in Piscataway, Province of New Jersey, British America (d. 1791)
  • Apr 23 Ildephons Haas, German composer, born in Offenburg, Germany (d. 1791)
  • May 1 Jan Hendrik van Kinsbergen, Dutch naval officer and founder of Dutch Marines Corp, born in Doesburg, Netherlands (d. 1819)
  • May 8 Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, English painter, born in London (d. 1811)
  • May 13 Horace Coignet, French violinist and composer (d. 1821)
  • May 23 Charles Joseph, 7th Prince the Ligne, Belgian fieldmarshal and author, born in Brussels (d. 1814)
  • Jun 6 Anton Schweitzer, German composer, born in Coburg, Germany (d. 1787)
  • Jun 10 John Morgan, American physician-in-chief of Continental Army and co-founder of the Medical College at the University of Pennsylvania, the first medical school in Colonial America, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1789)
  • Jun 25 Benvenuto Robbio San Raffaele, Italian composer, born in Chieri, Turin, Italy (d. 1797)
  • Jul 1 James Lyon, American composer, born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1794)
  • Jul 19 Garret Wesley, 1st Earl of Mornington, Anglo-Irish composer, born in Dangan Castle, County Meath, Ireland (d. 1781)
  • Jul 23 Johannes Herbst, German composer, born in Kempten, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1812)
  • Sep 5 Johann Christian Bach (English Bach), German composer, 11th son of Johann Sebastian Bach, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1782)
  • Sep 7 Thomas Coutts, Anglo-Scottish banker (Coutts & Co.), born in Ediburgh, Scotland (d. 1822)
  • Sep 14 Robert Raikes, British philanthropist and Sunday school pioneer, born in Gloucester, England (d. 1811)

Augustus FitzRoy

Sep 28 Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, British Prime Minister (1768-70), born in Derbyshire, England (d. 1811)

  • Oct 1 Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, German composer, born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1800)
  • Oct 25 James Beattie, Scottish poet and philosopher (Essay on Truth), born in Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire, Scotland (d. 1803)
  • Oct 30 Edward Miller, English composer, born in Norwich, England (d. 1807)

John Adams

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

  • Nov 10 Granville Sharp, English abolitionist, born in Durham, England (d. 1813)