On This Day

What Happened in January 1735

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 11 Danilo I, Vladika of Montenegro (b. c. 1670)
  • Jan 12 John Eccles, English composer (b. 1668)
  • Jan 13 Polyxena of Hesse-Rotenburg, Queen consort of Sardinia, dies at 28