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
June 30: Russian troops take Danzig


January– MarchEdit




  • October 23Jamaica's Governor John Ayscough declares martial law to fight the slave rebellion that began in 1733, then drafts 600 men into the colonial army to march into the Blue Mountains.[3]
  • October 31 – Chief Tomochichi of the Yamacraw band of the Muscogee Nation ends a successful four and a half month visit to Great Britain, along with Georgia Governor James Oglethorpe and other Yamacraw Indians, after having signed the cession of the area of modern day Savannah, Georgia to the Georgia Company. On June 16, he and the Muscogee delegation (Senauki, Toonahowi, Hillispilli, Umpichi, Apokutchi, Santachi and Stimaletchi) had been welcomed as guests of King George II. The group departs on HMS Aldborough after completing the visit by the largest delegation of Native Americans since 1616.[4]
  • November 5 – The Dzików Confederation is created in Poland.
  • December 24 – A fire destroys the Royal Alcázar of Madrid, the residence of the Spanish royal family, along with more than 400 valuable paintings, 100 sculptures and thousands of documents.




  1. ^ "Historical Events for Year 1734 | OnThisDay.com". Historyorb.com. Retrieved June 21, 2016.
  2. ^ Lee, Lori (2007). "St. John Revolt (1733)". In Rodriguez, Junius P. (ed.). Encyclopedia of Slave Resistance and Rebellion. Greenwood Press. p. 435.
  3. ^ Rugemer, Edward B. (2018). Slave Law and the Politics of Resistance in the Early Atlantic World. Harvard University Press. p. 145.
  4. ^ Weaver, Jace (2014). The Red Atlantic American Indigenes and the Making of the Modern World, 1000-1927. University of North Carolina Press. p. 20.