Events in year of 1734

  • 03-10Spanish army under Don Carlos (III) draws into Naples
  • 05-201st Jockey Club forms in South Carolina
  • 06-17French troops occupy Philipsburg at Rhine
  • 06-30Russian army occupies Danzig
  • 11-08Cook Vincent la Chapelle forms Freemasons Lodge
  • 11-17John Zenger, arrested for libel against New York col gov; later acquitted
  • 12-13England and Russia sign trade agreement

People born in year of 1734

  • 01-01John F E Acton: Cruel Premier of Naples
  • 01-13Luca Sorkocevic: Composer
  • 01-31Julien-Amable Mathieu: Composer
  • 01-31Robert Morris: Merchant (signed Declaration of Independence)
  • 02-20Franz Ignaz Beck: Composer
  • 02-23Mayer Amschel Rothschild: Frankfurt, Germany -- Founder (House of Rothschild)
  • 03-01Pieter Valck[x]: Netherlands -- Sculptor
  • 03-18Joseph Schmitt: Composer
  • 05-23Friedrich Anton Mesmer: Austria -- Physician / hypnotist (Mesmerism)
  • 06-15Johann Ernst Altenburg: Composer
  • 06-28Jean-Jacques Beauvarget-Charpentier: Composer
  • 07-27Jakob Zupan: Composer
  • 09-05Jean-Benjamin de La Borde: Composer
  • 10-07Ralph Abercromby: English army commander (Dutch Guyana)
  • 10-14Francis Lightfoot Lee: US farmer / signer (Declaration of Independence)
  • 10-17Grigori G Orlov: Russ guard officer / favorite of Catharina II
  • 11-25Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Wenkel: Composer
  • 12-16Georg Peter Weimar: Composer
  • 12-17William Floyd: US soldier / signer (Declaration of Independence)
  • 12-18Jean-Baptiste Rey: Composer

People died in year of 1734

  • 03-08Carolomannus Pachschmidt: Composer, dies at 33
  • 03-12Antonius Schultingh [Schultingius]: Dutch lawyer, dies at 74
  • 03-21Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus: Composer, dies at 48
  • 04-01Louis Lully: Composer, dies at 69
  • 04-04Johann C van Erckel: Old Catholic theologist, dies at about 79
  • 06-17Duke of Berwick: French General strategist, dies in battle
  • 07-06Nicolas Bernier: Composer, dies at 69
  • 11-14Louise de Keroualle: English Duchess / mistress of King Charles II
  • 12-21Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz: Composer, dies at 54

Events in year of 1735

  • 02-081st opera in US "Flora, " opens in Charleston, South Carolina
  • 02-181st opera performed in America, "Flora, " in Charleston, South Carolina
  • 03-131st US Moravian bishop, David Nitschmann, consecrated in Germany
  • 08-04Jury acquits John Zenger (NY Weekly Journal) charged with seditious libel by royal Governor of New York (victory for Freedom of press)
  • 08-18Evening Post begins publishing (Boston, Massachusetts)
  • 09-22Robert Walpole is 1st British Prime Minister to live at 10 Downing Street
  • 10-03France and Emperor Karel VI sign peace accord
  • 11-30States of Holland forbid Freemasonry

People born in year of 1735

  • 01-21Johann Gottfried Eckard: Composer
  • 02-09Adriaan Kluit: Dutch historian
  • 02-10Johann Christoph Kuhnau: Composer
  • 02-25Ernst William Wolf: Composer
  • 03-09August Bernhard Valentin Herbing: Composer
  • 04-02Christian Gotthilf Tag: Composer
  • 04-02Franz Volrath Buttstett: Composer
  • 04-11Pierre Nicolas La Houssaye: Composer
  • 04-23Ildephons Haas: Composer
  • 05-01John H van Kinsbergen: Dutch Lieutenant Admiral / founder of Dutch Marines Corp
  • 05-13Horace Coignet: Composer
  • 05-23Charles Joseph: Prince the Ligne, Belgian Field Marshal / author
  • 06-06Anton Schweitzer: Composer
  • 06-10John Morgan: American physician-in-chief of Continental Army
  • 06-25Benvenuto Robbio San Rafaele: Composer
  • 07-01James Lyon: Composer
  • 07-19Garret Wesley Mornington: Composer
  • 07-23Johannes Herbst: Composer
  • 09-05Johann Christian Bach: Composer, Son of JS Bach (English Bach)
  • 09-07Thomas Coutts: Scottish banker
  • 09-28August Henry Fitzroy: 3rd Duke of Grafton / English Premier
  • 10-01Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi: Composer
  • 10-25James Beattie: Scotland, United Kingdom -- Poet / philosopher (Essay on Truth)
  • 10-30Edward Miller: Composer
  • 12-15Cesare Beccaria-Bonesana: Italian lawyer

People died in year of 1735

  • 02-24Georg Friedrich Kauffman: Composer, dies at 56
  • 02-27John Arbuthnot: Physician / mathematician
  • 03-10Dirk T van Cloon: Dutch lawyer / Governor-General of E Indies, dies at about 46
  • 06-06Georg Osterreich: Composer, dies at 71
  • 07-18Johann Krieger: Composer, dies at 83
  • 09-18Justus van Effen: Writer / founder (Holland Spectator), dies at 51