January 1736 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 26 Stanislaw I of Poland abdicates his throne

Birthdays in History

James WattJames Watt (1736-1819)

Jan 19 Scottish inventor, mechanical engineer and chemist (steam engine), born in Greenock, Scotland

  • Jan 19 Laurens Pieter van de Spiegel, Dutch Grand Pensionary of Zeeland and Holland (1787-95)
  • Jan 25 Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Italian mathematician & astronomer (number theory, celestial mechanics), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1813)

Deaths in History

  • Jan 17 Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect, dies at 73
  • Jan 31 Filippo Juvarra, Italian architect, dies at 57