1736 in History – What happened in year 1736

✅ Published on March 30th, 2009 in 18th Century in History

In history, year 1736 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1736.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1736 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
08 marchNader Shah, founder of the Afsharid dynasty, was crowned Shah of Iran.
28 MarchBritish inventor James Watt was born in Greenec, northern England.
26 JanuaryStanislav I of Poland abdicated his throne.
05 FebruaryMethodist John & Charles Wesley traveled to the city of Savannah, Georgia.
31 March\ Bellevue Hospital was established in Alhamhouse, New York City, USA, which was the first public hospital in America.
14 AprilPrivate riots broke out in Edinburgh after the execution of smuggler Andrew Wilson, when the city's guard Captain John Porteus ordered his men to fire on the mob. Portree was later arrested.
08 MayFrederick, the prince of Wales, married Princess Augusta of Saxe-Goth.
08 JuneLeonard Euler wrote to James Sterling to describe the Euler – McLaurin formula, which provides the relationship between integrals and sums.
07 SeptemberAn Edinburgh mob arrested John Portri from his cell at Tolboth Prison and disposed of him.
26 DecemberAndrew Michael Ramsay gave a speech in which he linked the legacy and internationalism of Freemasonry to the Crusade.


Famous birthdays in the year 1736:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 JuneIgnaz Fränzl / Violinist / Germany
03 February Johann Georg Albrechtsberger / Composer / Austria
06 February Franz Xaver Messerschmidt / Sculptor / Germany
06 JulyDaniel Morgan / Politician / United States of America
12 SeptemberHsinbyushin / King / Myanmar (Burma)
14 SeptemberRobert Raikes / Philanthropist / United Kingdom
14 JuneCharles-Augustin de Coulomb / Engineer / France
15 SeptemberJean Sylvain Bailly / Astronomer / France
15 AugustJohann Christoph Kellner / Composer / Germany
18 NovemberCarl Friedrich Christian Fasch / Composer / Germany
19 January James Watt / Engineer / United Kingdom
21 JuneEnoch Poor / General / United States of America
25 January Joseph-Louis Lagrange / Astronomer / France
26 AugustJean-Baptiste L. Romé de l'Isle / Mineralogist / France
29 February Ann Lee / Religious Leader / United States of America
29 MayPatrick Henry / Politician / United States of America
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