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What Happened on July 9, 1735

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

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

1735 Highlights

About July 9, 1735

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 285 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer