On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1734

Famous Birthdays

  • Maria I of Portugal, Queen of Portugal and the Algarves, born in Ribeira Palace, Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal (d. 1816)
  • William Floyd, American soldier who signed the US Declaration of Independence, born in Brookhaven, Province of New York (d. 1821)
1734 Highlights

About December 17, 1734

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 285 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius