Historical Events For 1724
Monday, 22 January 2018
Jan 14 Spanish King Philip V abdicates throne in the year 1724.
Jan 28 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 in the year 1724.
Jan 30 Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer on this day in history.
Feb 13 Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
Feb 20 On this day in history georg F Handel's opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto," premieres in London
Feb 29 Eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822) on this day in history.
Mar 07 Innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Mar 08 In the year 1724 enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81
Apr 01 Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War in the year 1724.
Apr 06 On this day in history duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs
Apr 07 Johann S Bach's "John Passion" premieres in Leipzig on this day in history.
Apr 09 On this day in history 1st Easter [NS=April 16]
Apr 12 Lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence) on this day in history.
Apr 16 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9) on this day in history.
Apr 22 In the year 1724 immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason)
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 Johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank) on this day in history.
May 18 In the year 1724 johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54
Jun 08 On this day in history john Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer
Jun 23 In the year 1724 russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople
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 On this day in history andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75
Aug 24 In the year 1724 the birth of George Stubbs, British painter
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 Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer on this day in history.
Oct 13 In the year 1724 jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters
Oct 15 Cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church on this day in history.
Nov 11 Joseph Blake, alias Blueskin, a highwayman known for attacking "Thief-Taker General" (and thief) Jonathan Wild at the Old Bailey, is hanged in London in the year 1724.
Nov 11 On this day in history willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)
Nov 16 Jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged on this day in history.
Nov 21 In the year 1724 john Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist