What Happened in September 1735

Historical Events

Historic Event

Sep 22 Robert Walpole becomes the first British "Prime Minister" (actually First Lord of the Treasury) to live at 10 Downing Street

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 5 Johann Christian Bach (English Bach), German composer, 11th son of Johann Sebastian Bach, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1782)
  • Sep 7 Thomas Coutts, Anglo-Scottish banker (Coutts & Co.), born in Ediburgh, Scotland (d. 1822)
  • Sep 14 Robert Raikes, British philanthropist and Sunday school pioneer, born in Gloucester, England (d. 1811)

Augustus FitzRoy

Sep 28 Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, British Prime Minister (1768-70), born in Derbyshire, England (d. 1811)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 18 Justus van Effen, writer/founder (Holland Spectator), dies at 51
  • Sep 27 Peter Artedi, Swedish naturalist (b. 1705)