On This Day

What Happened in July 1735

Historical Events

  • 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

Famous Birthdays

  • 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)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

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

Scholar and Lexicographer Samuel Johnson
Scholar and Lexicographer
Samuel Johnson

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 18 Johann Krieger, German composer and organist, dies at 83