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   This article is about the year 1734.

                                                                                Millennium:                      2nd millennium
Year 1734 (MDCCXXXIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will
                                                                                 Centuries:     17th century – 18th century – 19th century
display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year
                                                                                 Decades : 1700s 1710s 1720s – 1730s – 1740s 1750s 1760s
starting on Tuesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.
                                                                                    Years:      1731 1732 1733 – 1734 – 1735 1736 1737

Events
                                                                                                             1734 by topic:
                                                                                                            Arts and Sciences
January–June
                                                                                        Archaeology – Architecture – Art – Literature
   January 8 – Salzburgers, Lutherans who were expelled by the Roman                            (Poetry) – Music – Science
   Catholic Bishop of Salzburg, Austria, in October 1731, set sail for the                                       Countries
   British Colony of Georgia, in America.
                                                                                                      Canada – Great Britain –
   March 12 – Salzburgers arrive at the mouth of the Savannah River, in                                       Lists of leaders
   the British Colony of Georgia.
                                                                                                 Colonial governors – State leaders
   June 17 – French troops take Philippsburg, but the Duke of Berwick is
                                                                                                        Birth and death categories
   killed.
                                                                                                            Births – Deaths
   June 21 – In Montreal, New France, a black slave known by the French
                                                                                              Establishments and disestablishments categories
   name of Marie-Joseph Angélique is tortured then hanged by the French
                                                                                                Establishments – Disestablishments
   authorities for allegedly setting a fire that destroyed part of the city.
                                                                                                             Works category
   June 30 – War of the Polish Succession: Russian troops take Gdańsk
                                                                                                                 Works
   (German: Danzig), which had been besieged since February 1734.
                                                                                                                V   · T·   E   ·
   Gdańsk is captured after the failure of a French expedition to relieve the
   city.                                                                                             1734 in other calendars
July–December                                                                             Gregorian calendar 1734
                                                                                                             MDCCXXXIV
   November 5 – The Dzików Confederation is created in Poland.
                                                                                          Ab urbe condita              2487

Births                                                                                    Armenian calendar 1183
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   February 27 – Thomas Conway, American Revolutionary War general (d.                    Assyrian calendar            6484
   1800)                                                                                  Bahá'í calendar              -110–-109
   March 19 – Thomas McKean, American lawyer and signer of the Declaration                Bengali calendar             1141
   of Independence (d. 1817)                                                              Berber calendar              2684
   May 23 – Franz Mesmer, Austrian physician (d. 1815)                                    British Regnal year 7 Geo. 2 – 8 Geo. 2
   July 25 – Ueda Akinari, Japanese author and scholar (d. 1809)                          Buddhist calendar            2278
   September 3 – Joseph Wright, British painter (d. 1797)                                 Burmese calendar             1096
   October 7 – Sir Ralph Abercromby, British general (d. 1801)                            Byzantine calendar 7242–7243
   November 2 – Daniel Boone, American frontiersman (d. 1820)                             Chinese calendar             癸丑年十一月廿七日

   December 15 – George Romney, English painter (d. 1802)                                                              (4370/4430-11-27)
   December 17 – Maria I of Portugal, Portuguese queen, from Braganza                                                           — to —
                                                                                                                       甲寅年十二月初七日
   Dynasty (d.1816)
                                                                                                                       (4371/4431-12-7)

Deaths                                                                                    Coptic calendar              1450–1451
                                                                                          Ethiopian calendar           1726–1727
   January 6 – John Dennis, English dramatist and critic (b. 1658)
                                                                                          Hebrew calendar              5494–5495
   February 1
                                                                                          Hindu calendars
       John Floyer, English physician and writer (b. 1649)
                                                                                  - Vikram Samvat       1790–1791
     Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni, Italian composer (b. 1657)                          - Shaka Samvat        1656–1657
  March 1 – Roger North, English biographer (b. 1653)                             - Kali Yuga           4835–4836
  March 21 – Robert Wodrow, Scottish historian (b. 1679)                          Holocene calendar 11734
  April 25 – Johann Conrad Dippel, German alchemist (b. 1673)                     Iranian calendar      1112–1113
  May 4 – James Thornhill, English painter (b. 1675 or 1676)                      Islamic calendar      1146–1147
  May 24 – Georg Ernst Stahl, German physician and chemist (b. 1660)              Japanese calendar Kyōhō 19
  June 12 – James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick, illegitimate son of James II                          (享保19 年)

  of England and French military commander (b. 1670)                              Julian calendar       Gregorian minus 11 days
  June 17 – Claude-Louis-Hector de Villars, Marshall of France (b. 1653)          Korean calendar       4067
  June 21 – Marie-Joseph Angélique, African slave                                 Minguo calendar       178 before ROC
  July 22 – Peter King, 1st Baron King, Lord Chancellor of England (b. c. 1669)                         民前178 年

  November 14 – Louise de Kérouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth, French-born          Thai solar calendar 2277
  mistress of Charles II of England (b. 1649)                                                This box: view · talk · edit ·

  December 28 – Rob Roy MacGregor, Scottish clan chief (b. 1671)
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