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Historical Events Happened In 1720

Friday, 19 December 2014

Jan 04   In the year 1720 johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist  

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   In the year 1720 samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror)  

Jan 31   Thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654) in the year 1720.  

Feb 01   In the year 1720 sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty  

Feb 10   Edmund Halley appointed 2nd Astronomer Royal of England on this day in history.  

Feb 11   In the year 1720 sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm)  

Feb 29   Queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigns on this day in history.  

Mar 06   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

May 21   Antonio Corbisiero, composer in the year 1720.  

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

Jun 09   In the year 1720 sweden & Denmark signs 3rd Treaty of Stockholm  

Jun 10   On this day in history mrs Clements of England markets 1st paste-style mustard  

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

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

Jul 18   Gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer in the year 1720.  

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 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   Martin Gerbert, composer in the year 1720.  

Aug 12   On this day in history martin Gerbert, [von Hornau], prince-abbot/music historian  

Aug 17   Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine) in the year 1720.  

Aug 20   Bernard de Bury, composer in the year 1720.  

Sep 12   In the year 1720 frederick Philipse III, NYC, land owner (Bronx, Westchester & Putnam)  

Sep 12   Isaak of Hoornbeek elected Dutch pension advisor in the year 1720.  

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

Oct 03   In the year 1720 johann P Uz, German poet (Lyrische Poem)  

Oct 04   On this day in history giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher  

Oct 10   French govt proclaims strike on banknotes in the year 1720.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1720

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist was born in the year 1720.  

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   Samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist and entomologist (d. 1778) was born in the year 1720.  

Feb 08   Emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750) was born in the year 1720.  

Feb 26   Gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1803) was born in the year 1720.  

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   On this day in history death of samuel Parris, English-born Puritan minister (b. 1653)  

Mar 06   Pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63 died on this day in history.  

Mar 08   In the year 1720 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 in the year 1720.  

Jun 27   In the year 1720 death of guillaume Amfrye de Chaulieu, French poet (b. 1639)  

Jul 27   Johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1720.