Historical Events Happened In 1720
Thursday, 23 October 2014
Jan 04 Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1720 the Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings.
Jan 11 Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent in the year 1720.
Jan 27 In the year 1720 samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror)
Jan 31 In the year 1720 thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654)
Feb 01 Sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty in the year 1720.
Feb 10 Edmund Halley appointed 2nd Astronomer Royal of England on this day in history.
Feb 11 On this day in history sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm)
Feb 29 Queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigns in the year 1720.
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 in the year 1720.
May 21 In the year 1720 antonio Corbisiero, composer
May 25 In the year 1720 "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 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 In the year 1720 gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer
Jul 20 In the year 1720 ignaz Vitzthumb, composer
Jul 24 Louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik on this day in history.
Jul 27 On this day in history johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69
Jul 27 In the year 1720 the second important victory of the Russian Navy
Aug 10 In the year 1720 franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer
Aug 11 Martin Gerbert, composer in the year 1720.
Aug 12 Martin Gerbert, [von Hornau], prince-abbot/music historian in the year 1720.
Aug 17 Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine) on this day in history.
Aug 20 Bernard de Bury, composer on this day in history.
Sep 12 Frederick Philipse III, NYC, land owner (Bronx, Westchester & Putnam) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history johann P Uz, German poet (Lyrische Poem)
Oct 04 In the year 1720 giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher
Oct 10 French govt proclaims strike on banknotes in the year 1720.