Year 1735 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 10 An agreement between Nadir Shah and Paul I of Russia is signed near Ganja and Russian troops are withdrawn from Baku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)
  • Sep 22 Robert Walpole becomes the first British "Prime Minister" (actually First Lord of the Treasury) to live at 10 Downing Street
  • 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

Historical Marriages

  • Jul 9 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

Historical Figures Who Died in 1735

  • Jan 11 Danilo I, Vladika of Montenegro (b. c. 1670)
  • Jan 13 Polyxena of Hesse-Rotenburg, Queen consort of Sardinia, dies at 28
  • Feb 27 John Arbuthnot, Scottish mathematician and writer (Scriblerus Club), dies at 67
  • Mar 10 Dirk T. van Cloon, Dutch lawyer and governor-general of East Indies, dies at about 46
  • Apr 5 Samuel Wesley, English poet (b. 1662)

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