Historical Events in 1735

  • Feb 8 First opera performance in North American colonies "Flora" opens in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Feb 18 1st opera performed in America, "Flora", in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Mar 10 An agreement between Nadir Shah and Paul I of Russia is signed near Ganja and Russian troops are withdrawn from Baku
  • Mar 13 1st US Moravian bishop, David Nitschmann, consecrated in Germany
  • 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
  • Aug 4 Jury acquits John Zenger (NY Weekly Journal) charged with seditious libel by royal governor of NY (victory for Freedom of press)
  • Aug 18 Evening Post begins publishing (Boston, Mass)

Event of Interest

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

Event of Interest

Oct 3 France and Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI sign peace accord

  • Nov 30 States of Holland forbid Free Masonry
  • Dec 6 First recorded appendectomy performed by Claudius Amyand at St George's Hospital in London