Historical Events For 1720
Wednesday, 07 December 2016
Jan 04 In the year 1720 johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist
Jan 06 In the year 1720 the Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings.
Jan 11 On this day in history gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent
Jan 27 In the year 1720 samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror)
Jan 31 On this day in history thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654)
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 In the year 1720 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 In the year 1720 georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53
Apr 03 In the year 1720 elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi
May 21 Antonio Corbisiero, composer on this day in history.
May 25 In the year 1720 "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 In the year 1720 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 on this day in history.
Jul 27 On this day in history johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69
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 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the year 1720 bernard de Bury, composer
Sep 12 On this day in history frederick Philipse III, NYC, land owner (Bronx, Westchester & Putnam)
Sep 12 In the year 1720 isaak of Hoornbeek elected Dutch pension advisor
Sep 22 In the year 1720 adolph Carl Kunzen, composer
Oct 03 Johann P Uz, German poet (Lyrische Poem) on this day in history.
Oct 04 On this day in history giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher
Oct 10 In the year 1720 french govt proclaims strike on banknotes