Born in 1737:
Died in 1737:
Events of 1737:
In reaction to politically irreverent plays the previous year, Parliament
passes a Licensing Act censoring plays and limiting the number of theaters
in London to two.
Italian veterinarian Guillermo Rosellini build an amazing mechanical
pig that does almost...ummm.... everything a real pig does.
A strong earthquake topple chimneys in New York City.
English astronomer John Bevis watches the only recorded occultation of
one planet (Mercury) by another (Venus).
1736 - 1737 - 1738
How They Were Made - 18th Century
Since Great Britain
and its American colonies had not yet adopted the Gregorian Calendar
, this event is often reported as having happened in 1736