Historical Events Happened In 1724
Friday, 31 October 2014
Jan 14 Spanish King Philip V abdicates throne on this day in history.
Jan 28 On this day in history the Russian Academy of Sciences was founded in St. Petersburg by Peter the Great, and implemented in the Senate decree. It was called St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences until 1917.
Jan 30 Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer on this day in history.
Feb 13 Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1724.
Feb 20 Georg F Handel's opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto," premieres in London in the year 1724.
Feb 29 Eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822) in the year 1724.
Mar 07 On this day in history innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68
Mar 08 On this day in history enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81
Apr 01 In the year 1724 henry Pelham becomes English minister of War
Apr 06 In the year 1724 duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs
Apr 07 On this day in history johann S Bach's "John Passion" premieres in Leipzig
Apr 09 On this day in history 1st Easter [NS=April 16]
Apr 12 In the year 1724 lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence)
Apr 16 On this day in history 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9)
Apr 22 Immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason) on this day in history.
Apr 22 The birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher on this day in history.
Apr 27 Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer on this day in history.
May 10 On this day in history johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank)
May 18 On this day in history johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54
Jun 08 In the year 1724 john Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer
Jun 23 Russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople on this day in history.
Jun 24 On this day in history johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77
Jul 02 In the year 1724 friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet
Aug 24 Andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1724.
Aug 24 The birth of George Stubbs, British painter on this day in history.
Aug 25 George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion) on this day in history.
Sep 01 In the year 1724 john Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General)
Oct 01 On this day in history giovanni Battista Cirri, composer
Oct 13 Jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters in the year 1724.
Oct 15 In the year 1724 cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church
Nov 11 In the year 1724 joseph Blake, alias Blueskin, a highwayman known for attacking "Thief-Taker General" (and thief) Jonathan Wild at the Old Bailey, is hanged in London.
Nov 11 Willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97) on this day in history.
Nov 16 On this day in history jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged
Nov 21 On this day in history john Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist