January 1736 in history

January 1736 events chronologically

Jan 26 Stanislaus I of Poland abdicates his throne

Born in January 1736

Jan 19 James Watt a Scottish inventor and mechanical engineer whose improvements to the Newcomen steam engine were fundamental to the changes brought by the Industrial Revolution in both his native Great Britain and the rest of the world.
Jan 25 Joseph-Louis Lagrange an Italian Enlightenment Era mathematician and astronomer. He made significant contributions to the fields of analysis, number theory, and both classical and celestial mechanics
Jan 29 Domenico Cotugno an Italian physician.

Died in January 1736

Jan 17 Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann a German master builder who helped to rebuild Dresden after the fire of 1685.
Jan 31 Filippo Juvarra an Italian architect and stage set designer, active in a late-Baroque style.