< MDCCXXXVI = 1736 >
Events in 1736
|4 January:|| ||The thirty days of Ramadan in the Islamic year 1148 begin at the first sighting of the lunar crescent.|
|12 January:|| ||The Julian calendar including its New Year's Day is delayed by 11 days.|
|19 January:|| ||James Watt, Scottish inventor, is born in Greenock.|
|25 January:|| ||Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Austrian mathematician and astronomer, is born Giuseppe Lodovico Lagrangia in Turin, Piedmont.|
|3 February:|| ||Muslims celebrate the Conclusion of the Fast on the first day of the month Shawwal.|
|12 February:|| ||In this Chinese New Year the Rabbit makes room for the Year of the Dragon.|
|20 March:|| ||Rama I, king of Siam from 1782 until his death, is born Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke in Ayutthaya.|
|26 March:|| ||Jews celebrate Pesach for the next seven or eight days.|
|11 April:|| ||Muslims celebrate the Festival of Sacrifice on the tenth day of the month Dhu al-Hijjah.|
|29 April:|| ||The resurrection of Jesus Christ is celebrated Easter Sunday following the first full moon following the spring equinox as described by the Council of Nicaea in 325.|
|17 June:|| ||Seven weeks after Easter Christians celebrate Pentecost, possibly since 68 AD.|
|15 September:|| ||Jews celebrate Yom Kippur since sunset last night.|
|16 September:|| ||Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Dutch-German-Polish physicist, engineer and glass blower, inventor of the alcohol thermometer (1709) and mercury thermometer (1714), developer of a temperature scale (1724), dies in The Hague at age 50.|
|23 December:|| ||The thirty days of Ramadan in the Islamic year 1149 begin at the first sighting of the lunar crescent.|
|24 December:|| ||Christmas Eve starts off the holidays celebrating the birth of Jesus of Nazareth.|
People in 1736
William Kent, Edmond Halley, Jonathan Swift, Herman Boerhaave, Antonio Vivaldi, Vitus Bering, Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Friedrich Händel, Hans Egede, Charles-Louis de Secondat, Voltaire, Nader Shah, Daniel Bernoulli, Anders Celsius, Benjamin Franklin, Leonhard Euler, Carolus Linnaeus, Carlo Goldoni, Louis XV, Ruđer Bošković, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Denis Diderot, Thomas Gray, Johann Winckelmann, Thomas Chippendale, Adam Smith, John Smeaton, Immanuel Kant, James Cook, Catherine the Great, Josiah Wedgwood, Charles Messier, George Washington, Joseph Haydn and Taksin celebrated their birthday this year.
The year 1736 was a leap year starting on a Sunday, just like 1640, 1668, 1696 and 1708 in the century before it and 1764, 1792, 1804 and 1832 in the next.
The coloured days highlight
other historical milestones, and recurring events such as anniversaries and
icons indicate the phases of the moon and appear only for dates in the Gregorian calendar, i.e. after 14 October 1582. The Chinese calendar is available only from 1645 to 2644, the first millenium since the last reform. The coloured columns mark the Sundays, the last day of the week per standard ISO-8601.
The normal calendar page for the current /year?2017 contains an introduction to the intriguing history of the year as we know it. The Calendar Converter has more detail. The so called Perpetual Calendar uses a trick from before the age of computers to find the weekday for any Gregorian date. Also see an overview of all historical events in the last six thousand years.
URL: < http://4umi.com/year?1736 >, created 23 January 2011, changed 13 September 2012, served 26 May 2017.