1734 (MDCCXXXIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1734th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 734th year of the 2nd millennium, the 34th year of the 18th century, and the 5th year of the 1730s decade. As of the start of 1734, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1734 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1734
Ab urbe condita2487
Armenian calendar1183
Assyrian calendar6484
Balinese saka calendar1655–1656
Bengali calendar1141
Berber calendar2684
British Regnal yearGeo. 2 – 8 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar2278
Burmese calendar1096
Byzantine calendar7242–7243
Chinese calendar癸丑(Water Ox)
4430 or 4370
    — to —
甲寅年 (Wood Tiger)
4431 or 4371
Coptic calendar1450–1451
Discordian calendar2900
Ethiopian calendar1726–1727
Hebrew calendar5494–5495
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1790–1791
 - Shaka Samvat1655–1656
 - Kali Yuga4834–4835
Holocene calendar11734
Igbo calendar734–735
Iranian calendar1112–1113
Islamic calendar1146–1147
Japanese calendarKyōhō 19
Javanese calendar1658–1659
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4067
Minguo calendar178 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar266
Thai solar calendar2276–2277
Tibetan calendar阴水牛年
(female Water-Ox)
1860 or 1479 or 707
    — to —
(male Wood-Tiger)
1861 or 1480 or 708
Siege of Danzig 1734
June 30: Russian troops take Danzig







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1734 British general election

The 1734 British general election returned members to serve in the House of Commons of the 8th Parliament of Great Britain to be summoned, after the merger of the Parliament of England and the Parliament of Scotland in 1707. Robert Walpole's increasingly unpopular Whig government lost ground to the Tories and the opposition Whigs, but still had a secure majority in the House of Commons. The Patriot Whigs were joined in opposition by a group of Whig members led by Lord Cobham known as the Cobhamites, or 'Cobham's Cubs'

1734 English cricket season

The 1734 English cricket season was the 38th cricket season since the earliest recorded eleven-aside match was played. Details have survived of seven matches.

Four counties (Kent, Middlesex, Surrey and Sussex) and two clubs (Croydon and London) took part in all the known games. Records have been found of the earliest known match at the Vine Cricket Ground in Sevenoaks.

1734 in Canada

Events from the year 1734 in Canada.

1734 in Denmark

Events from the year 1734 in Denmark.

1734 in France

Events from the year 1734 in France

1734 in Ireland

Events from the year 1734 in Ireland.

1734 in Norway

Events in the year 1734 in Norway.

1734 in Portugal

Events in the year 1734 in Portugal.

1734 in Scotland

Events from the year 1734 in Scotland.

1734 in Sweden

Events from the year 1734 in Sweden

Abigail Masham, Baroness Masham

Abigail Masham, Baroness Masham (née Hill; c. 1670 – 6 December 1734), was an English courtier. She was a favourite of Queen Anne, and a cousin of Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough.

Battle of Bitonto

The Battle of Bitonto (25 May 1734) was a Spanish victory over Austrian forces near Bitonto in the Kingdom of Naples (in southern Italy) in the War of Polish Succession. The battle ended organized Austrian resistance outside a small number of fortresses in the kingdom.

George Romney (painter)

George Romney (26 December 1734 – 15 November 1802) was an English portrait painter. He was the most fashionable artist of his day, painting many leading society figures – including his artistic muse, Emma Hamilton, mistress of Lord Nelson.

List of Acts of the Parliament of Great Britain, 1720–1739

This is an incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of Great Britain for the years 1720–1739. For Acts passed up until 1707 see List of Acts of the Parliament of England and List of Acts of the Parliament of Scotland. See also the List of Acts of the Parliament of Ireland to 1700 and the List of Acts of the Parliament of Ireland, 1701–1800.

For Acts passed from 1801 onwards see List of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. For Acts of the devolved parliaments and assemblies in the United Kingdom, see the List of Acts of the Scottish Parliament from 1999, the List of Acts of the Northern Ireland Assembly, and the List of Acts and Measures of the National Assembly for Wales; see also the List of Acts of the Parliament of Northern Ireland.

The number shown after each Act's title is its chapter number. Acts are cited using this number, preceded by the year(s) of the reign during which the relevant parliamentary session was held; thus the Union with Ireland Act 1800 is cited as "39 & 40 Geo. 3 c. 67", meaning the 67th Act passed during the session that started in the 39th year of the reign of George III and which finished in the 40th year of that reign. Note that the modern convention is to use Arabic numerals in citations (thus "41 Geo. 3" rather than "41 Geo. III"). Note also that Acts of the last session of the Parliament of Great Britain and the first session of the Parliament of the United Kingdom are both cited as "41 Geo. 3".

Acts passed by the Parliament of Great Britain did not have a short title; however, some of these Acts have subsequently been given a short title by Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (such as the Short Titles Act 1896).

Before the Acts of Parliament (Commencement) Act 1793 came into force on 8 April 1793, Acts passed by the Parliament of Great Britain were deemed to have come into effect on the first day of the session in which they were passed. Because of this, the years given in the list below may in fact be the year before a particular Act was passed.

List of elections in 1734

The following elections occurred in the year 1734.

British general election, 1734

Lloyd's List

Lloyd's List is one of the world's oldest continuously running journals, having provided weekly shipping news in London as early as 1734. It was published daily until 2013 (when the final print issue, number 60,850, was published), and is in constantly updated digital format only since then.

Also known simply as The List, it was begun by Edward Lloyd, the proprietor of Lloyd's Coffee House, as a reliable and concise source of information for the merchants' agents and insurance underwriters who met regularly in his establishment in Lombard Street to negotiate insurance coverage for trading vessels. The digital version, updated hour-to-hour and used internationally, continues to fulfil a similar purpose. Today it covers information, analysis and knowledge relevant to the shipping industry, including marine insurance, offshore energy, logistics, market data, research, global trade and law, in addition to shipping news.


Parvatibai (Marathi: पार्वतीबाई)(6 April 1734 – 23 September 1763) was second wife of Sadashivrao Bhau. She was from Kolhatkar family of Pen was married to Sadashivrao Bhau after the death of his first wife Umabai and hence became a member of Bhau family. She was also a trusted confidante of Shahuji. Her niece Radhikabai was married to Vishwasrao.

Richard Willis (bishop)

Richard Willis (1664–1734) was an English bishop.

Robert Hunter (governor)

Robert Hunter (1666–1734) was a British military officer, colonial governor of New York and New Jersey from 1710 to 1720, and governor of Jamaica from 1727 to 1734.

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