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Чесменская колонна

Chesma Column in Tsarskoe Selo, commemorating the end of the Russo-Turkish War.

Year 1774 (MDCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1774 Edit

January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

  • 1 August - The element oxygen is discovered for the third (and last) time—the second quantitatively following the somewhat earlier work of Carl Wilhelm Scheele (1771-1772)— by Joseph Priestley who publishes the fact in 1775 and so named the element and usually gets all the credit.
  • October 14 - Document Congress in America Adpoted-Decloration and Resolves.



1774 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1774

Ab urbe condita 2527
Armenian calendar 1223
Bahá'í calendar -70 – -69
Buddhist calendar 2318
Coptic calendar 1490 – 1491
Ethiopian calendar 1766 – 1767
Hebrew calendar 5534 5535
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1829 – 1830
 - Shaka Samvat 1696 – 1697
 - Kali Yuga 4875 – 4876
Holocene calendar 11774
Iranian calendar 1152 – 1153
Islamic calendar 1187 – 1188
Japanese calendar An'ei 3

(安永 3年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2434
Julian calendar 1819
Korean calendar 4107
Thai solar calendar 2317
See also 1774 births.


See also 1774 deaths.

People of the year 1774 at Familypedia

89 people were born in 1774

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Thomas Abbott (c1774-1855)Jonathon Abbott (bef1774)Martha (bef1774)
William Aris (c1774-1837)William Aris (-1805)Mary Briscoe
John Aspinwall (1774-1847)John Aspinall (1705-1774)Rebecca Mary Smith (1734-1809)
Olfert Bakker (1774-1848)Jan Bakker (c1750-)Geertje Jans (c1750-)
Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton (1774-1848)Francis Baring (1740-1810)Harriet Herring (1750-1804)
Katherine Barlow (1774-1817)Christopher Barlow (1757-1837)Anna Barbara Moyer (1755-1838)
Charles George Beauclerk (1774-1845)Topham Beauclerk (1739-1780)Diana Spencer (1734-1808)
Maratje Bennet (1774-1830)Nicholas Bennet (1743-1796)Mary Duryea (1752-1834)
William Botting (1774-1846)Antil Botting (1740-1801)Jane (bef1761-1777)
William Bowden (1774-1833)Job M Bowden (1740-1791)Elizabeth Hinkley (1747-)
Lydia Bradford (1774-1854)William Bradford (1728-1808)Mary LeBaron (1731-1775)
John Britton (1774-1862)John Britton (c1750-)Ruth Unknown (c1750-)
Mary Brown (1774-1827)Samuel Brown (1740-)Mary Lee (1743-)
Silva Brown (1760-1821)Daniel Brown (1723-1790)Sarah Merrill (1730-1813)
Mary Butler (c1774-1860)John ButlerJane Scott
... further results

69 children were born to the 44 women born in 1774

56 people died in 1774

 FatherMotherAge at death
Mary Adams (1735-1774)Phineas Adams (1705-1756)Susan Kingsbury (1711-1739)
Mary Allyn (1702-bef1775)Joseph Allyn (1671-bef1743)Mary Doty (1671-bef1743)72
Charles Avery (1730-1774)Jonathan Avery (c1704-1782)Elizabeth Waterman (1702-1750)44
Mary Baker (1709-1774)John Baker (1681-1750)Phebe Douglass or Sarah Hurlbut65
Thomas Belasyse, 1st Earl Fauconberg (1699-1774)Thomas Belasyse, 3rd Viscount Fauconberg (-1718)Bridget Gage (-1732)75
Johann Gottlieb Michel Bernitt (1753-1813)Jacob Niclas Bernitt (1724-1774)Catharina Elisabeth Seidler (1725-1760)50
Mary Buell (1695-1774)John Buell (1671-1746)Mary Loomis (1672-1768)79
Somerset Hamilton Butler, 1st Earl of Carrick (1718-1774)Thomas Butler, 6th Viscount Ikerrin (1683-1720)Margaret Hamilton (c1696-1743)56
Louis XV de Bourbon (1710-1774)Louis de Bourbon (1682-1712)Marie-Adelaide de Savoie (1685-1712)64
Thomas Choate (1693-1774)Thomas Choate (1671-1745)Mary Varney (1669-1733)
Jacob Crowninshield (1733-1774)John Crowninshield (1696-1761)Anstiss Williams (1700-1773)
Susannah Deeks (c1707-1774)Isaac Deeks (1674-)Ann Prick (c1675-)
Nathan Delano (1711-1774)Jonathan Delano (1680-1752)Amy Hatch (1786-1762)63
John Fane, 9th Earl of Westmorland (1728-1774)Thomas Fane, 8th Earl of Westmorland (c1701-1771)Elizabeth Swymmer (1708-1782)46
Henry Fox, 1st Baron Holland (1705-1774)Stephen Fox (1627-1716)Christiana Hope (-1718)69
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4222 people lived in 1774

Grietje Jans (-1775)Jan (bef1735-)
Reijnouwtje Davids (c1723-aft1753)David
Stoffel Bartelsz (1731-1788)Bartel Stoffelsz (1705-)Antje Pieters (1705-)
Trijn Sijmens (1731-1791)SijmenMaartje Meijnderts (-1732)
Arien Ariensz Abbenes (c1740-1806)Aarjen Hendriksz Abbenes (c1709-1788)Trijntje Gerrits (c1709-1800)
Abiel Abbot (1765-1859)Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)
Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)John Abbot (1704-1793)Phebe Fiske (1712-1802)
Abiel Abbot (1770-1828)John Abbot (1735-1818)Abigail Abbot (1734-1807)
Abigail Abbot (1734-1807)Benjamin Abbot (1686-1748)Abigail Abbot (1699-1753)
Benjamin Abbot (1770-1823)Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)
Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)Benjamin Abbot (1686-1748)Abigail Abbot (1699-1753)
Elizabeth Abbot (1766-1853)John Abbot (1735-1818)Abigail Abbot (1734-1807)
Ezra Abbot (1772-1847)Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)
John Abbot (1704-1793)John Abbot (1674-1754)Elizabeth Harnden (1756-1693)
John Abbot (1735-1818)John Abbot (1704-1793)Phebe Fiske (1712-1802)
... further results

Events of the year 1774 at FamilypediaEdit

63 people were married in 1774.

 Joined with
Ichabod Alden (1739-1778)Mary Wakefield (1742-)
Samuel Auber (1750-1827)Elizabeth Newman (c1753-)
Lemuel Bangs (1739-1824)Rebecca Keeler (1751-1812)
Will Battams (1754-1839)Susannah Harrowell (1755-1826)
John Baughan (c1754-1797)Catherine Morgan (bef1774)+Mary Cleaver (c1760)
Thomas Bigelow (1753-1837)Hannah Chase (1757-1848)
John Botting (1745-1820)Elizabeth Heasman (1751-1828)
Elizabeth Boyd (1760-1834)Knight Cutler (1755-1830)
Mary Briggs (1751-1814)Thomas Rice Greene (1748-1826)
Henry Thomas Butler, 2nd Earl of Carrick (1746-1813)Sarah Taylor (c1756-1841)
William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire (1748-1811)Georgiana Spencer (1757-1806)+Elizabeth Christiana Hervey (1757-1824)
Throope Chapman (1734-1794)Susanah Barney (1734-1774) + Deborah Wilson (1743-)
Hannah Chase (1757-1848)Thomas Bigelow (1753-1837)
Elias Cheney (1741-1832)Jane Plummer (1741-1767) + Ruth Jackman (1741-1774) + Hannah Pike (1742-1832)
William Cornell (1750-1825)Hannah Finch (1751-1837)
... further results

There were 0 military battles in 1774.

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