On This Day

What Happened in May 1735

Famous Birthdays

  • 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, composer
  • May 23 Charles Joseph, 7th Prince the Ligne, Belgian fieldmarshal and author, born in Brussels (d. 1814)