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Born on Sunday January 2, 1774
Died on Sunday January 2, 1774



Born on January 2

Died on January 2

Names that were popular for boys in 1774
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Johannes
  4. Hendrik
  5. Pieter
  6. Joannes
  7. Willem
  8. Gerrit
  9. Jacob
  10. Petrus
  11. Dirk
  12. Jacobus
  13. Jean
  14. John
  15. Adrianus
  16. Klaas
Names that were popular for girls in 1774
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Johanna
  4. Marie
  5. Cornelia
  6. Joanna
  7. Elisabeth
  8. Trijntje
  9. Catharina
  10. Neeltje
  11. Grietje
  12. Aaltje
  13. Antje
  14. Elizabeth
  15. Adriana
  16. Jannetje

Source: Wikipedia Historical events 1774
  • Erfstadhouder Prins Willem V (Willem Batavus) (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1751 till 1795 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • January 21 » Abdul Hamid I becomes Sultan of the Ottoman Empire and Caliph of Islam.
  • March 31 » American Revolutionary War: The Kingdom of Great Britain orders the port of Boston, Massachusetts closed pursuant to the Boston Port Act.
  • June 2 » Intolerable Acts: The Quartering Act is enacted, allowing a governor in colonial America to house British soldiers in uninhabited houses, outhouses, barns, or other buildings if suitable quarters are not provided.
  • July 21 » Russo-Turkish War (1768–74): Russia and the Ottoman Empire sign the Treaty of Küçük Kaynarca ending the war.
  • August 1 » British scientist Joseph Priestley discovers oxygen gas, corroborating the prior discovery of this element by German-Swedish chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele.
  • September 1 » Massachusetts Bay colonists rise up in the bloodless Powder Alarm.
Weather January 2, 1774

The temperature on January 2, 1774 was about 2.0 °C. There was 22 mm of rainWind direction mainly north-northeast. Weather type: sneeuw.

Source: KNMI