On This Day

May 1734 in History

Birthdays in History

  • May 23 Franz Anton Mesmer, Austrian physician and hypnotist (Mesmerism), born in Iznang, Germany (d. 1815)

Deaths in History

  • May 4 James Thornhill, English painter
  • May 24 Georg Ernst Stahl, German physician and chemist (b. 1660)