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Historical Events Happened In 1720

Sunday, 29 May 2016

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

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

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

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) on this day in history.  

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   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   Georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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   "Le Grand St Antoine" reaches Marseille, plague kills 80,000 on this day in history.  

Jun 09   Sweden & Denmark signs 3rd Treaty of Stockholm on this day in history.  

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

Jun 10   Mrs Clements of England markets first paste-style mustard in the year 1720.  

Jul 03   Sweden & Denmark sign peace treaty on this day in history.  

Jul 18   Gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 20   Ignaz Vitzthumb, composer in the year 1720.  

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   On this day in history franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer  

Aug 11   In the year 1720 martin Gerbert, composer  

Aug 12   In the year 1720 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   On this day in history 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   Adolph Carl Kunzen, composer in the year 1720.  

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

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

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   Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1720 birth of richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (d. 1808)  

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

Jan 30   Charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist and entomologist (d. 1778) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history birth of emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750)  

Feb 26   Gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1803) was born on this day in history.  

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

Apr 02   On this day in history death of joseph Dudley, colonial Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1647)  

Apr 21   On this day in history death of antoine Hamilton, French writer (b. 1646)  

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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