Historical Events Happened In 1720
Thursday, 29 January 2015
Jan 04 Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist on this day in history.
Jan 06 The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings in the year 1720.
Jan 11 Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent on this day in history.
Jan 27 Samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror) in the year 1720.
Jan 31 In the year 1720 thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654)
Feb 01 In the year 1720 sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty
Feb 10 On this day in history edmund Halley appointed 2nd Astronomer Royal of England
Feb 11 Sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) on this day in history.
Feb 29 In the year 1720 queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigns
Mar 06 In the year 1720 pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63
Mar 08 On this day in history georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53
Apr 03 Elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi in the year 1720.
May 21 In the year 1720 antonio Corbisiero, composer
May 25 "Le Grand St Antoine" reaches Marseille, plague kills 80,000 in the year 1720.
Jun 09 Sweden & Denmark signs 3rd Treaty of Stockholm on this day in history.
Jun 10 In the year 1720 mrs Clements of England markets 1st paste-style mustard
Jun 10 Mrs Clements of England markets first paste-style mustard in the year 1720.
Jul 03 In the year 1720 sweden & Denmark sign peace treaty
Jul 18 Gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer on this day in history.
Jul 20 Ignaz Vitzthumb, composer on this day in history.
Jul 24 In the year 1720 louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik
Jul 27 Johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1720.
Jul 27 On this day in history the second important victory of the Russian Navy
Aug 10 Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer in the year 1720.
Aug 11 On this day in history martin Gerbert, composer
Aug 12 Martin Gerbert, [von Hornau], prince-abbot/music historian in the year 1720.
Aug 17 On this day in history charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine)
Aug 20 On this day in history bernard de Bury, composer
Sep 12 In the year 1720 frederick Philipse III, NYC, land owner (Bronx, Westchester & Putnam)
Sep 12 Isaak of Hoornbeek elected Dutch pension advisor on this day in history.
Sep 22 On this day in history adolph Carl Kunzen, composer
Oct 03 In the year 1720 johann P Uz, German poet (Lyrische Poem)
Oct 04 Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher on this day in history.
Oct 10 In the year 1720 french govt proclaims strike on banknotes