January 1739 in history

January 1739 events chronologically

Jan 1 Bouvet Island is discovered by French explorer Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier

Born in January 1739

Jan 14 Feliks Oraczewski a Polish writer, educational and political activist.
Jan 19 Joseph Bonomi the Elder an Italian architect and draughtsman notable for his activity in England.
Jan 26 Charles François Dumouriez a French general during the French Revolutionary Wars. He shared the victory at Valmy with General François Christophe Kellermann, but later deserted the Revolutionary Army, became a royalist intriguer during the reign of Napoleon and an adviser to the British government