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Historical Events Happened In 1720

Thursday, 11 February 2016

Jan 04   On this day in history johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist  

Jan 06   On this day in history the Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings.  

Jan 11   Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror)  

Jan 31   Thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654) on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty in the year 1720.  

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) in the year 1720.  

Feb 29   On this day in history queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigns  

Mar 06   On this day in history pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63  

Mar 08   Georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1720.  

Apr 03   Elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi on this day in history.  

May 21   On this day in history antonio Corbisiero, composer  

May 25   On this day in history "Le Grand St Antoine" reaches Marseille, plague kills 80,000  

Jun 09   Sweden & Denmark signs 3rd Treaty of Stockholm in the year 1720.  

Jun 10   Mrs Clements of England markets 1st paste-style mustard on this day in history.  

Jun 10   On this day in history mrs Clements of England markets first paste-style mustard  

Jul 03   Sweden & Denmark sign peace treaty in the year 1720.  

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   Louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik in the year 1720.  

Jul 27   Johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Jul 27   The second important victory of the Russian Navy in the year 1720.  

Aug 10   Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 11   In the year 1720 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   Bernard de Bury, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 12   On this day in history frederick Philipse III, NYC, land owner (Bronx, Westchester & Putnam)  

Sep 12   On this day in history isaak of Hoornbeek elected Dutch pension advisor  

Sep 22   Adolph Carl Kunzen, composer in the year 1720.  

Oct 03   On this day in history johann P Uz, German poet (Lyrische Poem)  

Oct 04   Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher in the year 1720.  

Oct 10   In the year 1720 french govt proclaims strike on banknotes  

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Famous Birthdays In 1720

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist  

Jan 11   In the year 1720 birth of gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent  

Jan 13   Richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (d. 1808) was born in the year 1720.  

Jan 27   On this day in history birth of samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror)  

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist and entomologist (d. 1778)  

Feb 08   In the year 1720 birth of emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750)  

Feb 26   On this day in history birth of gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1803)  

Mar 09   On this day in history birth of philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, English politician (d. 1790)  

Famous Deaths In 1720

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 31   Thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654) died on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Samuel Parris, English-born Puritan minister (b. 1653) died in the year 1720.  

Mar 06   Pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63 died in the year 1720.  

Mar 08   On this day in history georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53  

Apr 02   Joseph Dudley, colonial Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1647) died in the year 1720.  

Apr 21   Antoine Hamilton, French writer (b. 1646) died on this day in history.  

Jun 27   On this day in history death of guillaume Amfrye de Chaulieu, French poet (b. 1639)  

Jul 27   Johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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