Events in year of 1736

  • 01-26Stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne
  • 01-27Abdication of Stanislas, last King of Poland
  • 02-05Methodists John and Charles Wesley arrive in Savannah, Georgia
  • 02-12Maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (Emperor Francois I)
  • 05-26Battle of Ackia (La), British and Chickasaw Indians defeat French

People born in year of 1736

  • 01-19James Watt: Scotland, United Kingdom -- Inventor (steam engine)
  • 01-19Laurens P van de Spiegel: Dutch regent / Secretary of State 1787-95
  • 01-25Joseph-Louis comte de Lagrange: Turin, Kingdom of Sardinia -- French mathematician
  • 02-03Johann Georg Albrechtsberger: Austria -- Organist / composer
  • 02-29Anna Lee: Manchester, England -- Founder (Shaker movement in America)
  • 03-23Iman Willem Falck: Dutch Governor of Ceylon (1765-83)
  • 05-24Juan de Sesse y Balaguer: Composer
  • 06-05Corneille F de Nelis: Flemish Scholar / Bishop of Antwerp
  • 06-07Karl Frieberth: Composer
  • 06-13Henryk Klein: Composer
  • 08-15Johann Christoph Kellner: Composer
  • 09-04Robert Raikes: England, United Kingdom -- Sunday school pioneer
  • 09-08Bernardo Ottani: Composer
  • 09-10Carter Braxton: US farmer / signer (Declaration of Independence)
  • 09-15Jean-Sylvain: French historian (History of France)
  • 09-16Johann N Tetens: German / Danish philosopher / mathematician
  • 11-03Christian Brunings: Dutch hydraulic engineer
  • 11-11Johann H Schepp: German / Netherlands engraver
  • 11-18Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch: Composer
  • 11-26Charles-Joseph Panckoucke: French publisher (Mercure de France)

People died in year of 1736

  • 01-07Ceslav Vanura: Composer, dies at 41
  • 03-16Giovanni B Pergolesi: Italian Composer (Stabat Mater), dies at 26
  • 03-26Georg Balthasar Schott: Composer, dies at 49
  • 04-08Pedro Vaz Rego: Composer, dies at 63
  • 04-21Frans Eugenius: Duke / prince of Savoye, dies at 72
  • 05-02Albert Seba: Amsterdam pharmacist, dies at 71
  • 05-07John Weldon: Composer, dies at 60
  • 07-16Thomas Yalden: Poet / fable writer
  • 09-16Daniel G Fahrenheit: Prussian / Netherlands physicist (thermometer), dies at 50
  • 12-01Simon van Slingelandt: Dutch grand pensionary (1727-36), dies at 72
  • 12-21Alessandro Galilei: Italian Architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45
  • 12-26Antonio Caldara: Composer

Events in year of 1737

  • 02-20French Minister of Finance, Chauvelin, resigns
  • 04-04Anthony van Heim installed as Dutch pension advisor
  • 07-18Battle at Banja Luka: Turkish army beats Austrians
  • 07-31Prince Frederick of Wales escapes English court
  • 10-0740 foot waves sink 20,000 small craft and kill 300,000 (Bengal, India)

People born in year of 1737

  • 01-12Brizio Petrucci: Composer
  • 01-19Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre: Fr writer (Paul et Virgin)
  • 01-29Thomas Paine: Political essayist (Common Sense, Age of Reason)
  • 03-09Josef Myslivecek: Composer
  • 03-28Francesco Zannetti: Composer
  • 04-10Francois Giroust: Composer
  • 04-19Geert Reinders: Dutch cattle breeder / inoculation propagandist
  • 05-03Friedrich Schwindl: Composer
  • 05-23Louis Francois Chambray: Composer
  • 07-02Francois Leonard Rouwyzer: Composer
  • 08-11Joseph Nollekins: London, England -- Sculptor
  • 08-14Charles Hutton: Mathematician
  • 08-19Johann Georg Christoph Schetky: Composer
  • 09-05Johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckmann: Composer
  • 09-07Luigi Galvani: Italian anatomist / physicist
  • 09-14Johann Michael Haydn: Composer
  • 09-19Charles Carroll: Signed Declaration of Independence
  • 10-02Francis Hopkinson: United States -- Writer / lawyer (design Stars & Stripes)
  • 10-02Franz Schneider: Composer
  • 10-22Vincenzo Manfredini: Composer
  • 11-25Christian Friedrich Penzel: Composer
  • 12-08Robert Kimmerling: Composer

People died in year of 1737

  • 02-20Elizabeth Rowe: Poet
  • 02-28Hercule Brehy: Composer, dies at 63
  • 03-07Guido Starhemberg: Austrian Earl / Field Marshal, dies at 79
  • 05-03Abraham Patras: Governor-General of East-Indies (1735-37), dies at 65
  • 05-12Cornelis van Alkemade: Historian, dies at 83
  • 09-22Francesco Mancini: Composer, dies at 65
  • 09-22Michel Pignolet de Monteclair: Composer, dies at 69
  • 11-05Johan W van Ripperda: Dutch diplomat / Baron / duke, dies at 55
  • 11-20Caroline of Ansbach: Queen of Great-Britain
  • 12-18Antonio Stradivari: Renowned violin-maker, dies in Cremona Italy at 93