What Happened In History Year 1736

Historical Events for the Year 1736

  • 26th January » Stanislaus I of Poland abdicates his throne.
  • 8th March » Nader Shah, founder of the Afsharid dynasty, is crowned Shah of Iran.
  • 26th May » Battle of Ackia: British and Chickasaw soldiers repel a French colonization of the Americas French and Choctaw attack on the Chickasaw village of Ackia, near present-day Tupelo, Mississippi Tupelo, Mississippi. The French, under the governor of Louisiana

Famous Birthdays in 1736

  • 19th January » James Watt, Scottish engineer (d. 1819)
  • 25th January » Joseph Louis Lagrange, Italian-French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1813)
  • 3rd February » Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austrian composer and theorist (d. 1809)
  • 6th February » Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, German-Austrian sculptor (d. 1783)
  • 29th February » Ann Lee, American religious leader, founded the Shakers (d. 1784)
  • 20th March » Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke, Thai king (d. 1809)
  • 29th May » Patrick Henry, American lawyer and politician, 1st Governor of Virginia (d. 1799)
  • 3rd June » Ignaz Fränzl, German violinist and composer (d. 1811)
  • 21st June » Enoch Poor, American general (d. 1780)
  • 6th July » Daniel Morgan, American general and politician (d. 1802)
  • 10th July » Maria, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (d. 1807)
  • 15th August » Johann Christoph Kellner, German organist and composer (d. 1803)
  • 12th September » Hsinbyushin, Burmese king (d. 1776)
  • 15th September » Jean Sylvain Bailly, French astronomer, mathematician, and politician, 1st List of mayors of Paris e.g Mayor of Paris (d. 1793)
  • 18th November » Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch, German harpsichord player and composer (d. 1800)

Famous Deaths in History for 1736

  • 31st January » Filippo Juvarra, Italian architect, designed the Basilica of Superga (b. 1678)
  • 7th February » Stephen Gray (scientist) called Stephen Gray, English astronomer (b. 1666)
  • 16th March » Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian organist and composer (b. 1710)
  • 25th March » Nicholas Hawksmoor, English architect, designed Easton Neston and Christ Church, Spitalfields named Christ Church (b. 1661)
  • 21st April » Prince Eugene of Savoy (b. 1663)
  • 30th April » Johann Albert Fabricius, German scholar (b. 1668)
  • 9th May » Diogo de Mendonça Corte-Real, Portuguese politician (b. 1658)
  • 16th September » Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Polish-Dutch physicist and engineer, invented the Mercury-in-glass thermometer known as thermometer (b. 1686)
  • 10th December » António Manoel de Vilhena, Portuguese military leader (b. 1663)
  • 28th December » Antonio Caldara, Italian composer (b. 1670)

Historical events for the year 1736 by month