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Historical Events Happened In 1724

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Jan 14   On this day in history spanish King Philip V abdicates throne  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer in the year 1724.  

Feb 13   Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1724.  

Feb 20   In the year 1724 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 in the year 1724.  

Mar 08   In the year 1724 enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81  

Apr 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1724 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1724 ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer  

May 10   On this day in history johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank)  

May 18   Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54 in the year 1724.  

Jun 08   John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer in the year 1724.  

Jun 23   Russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople in the year 1724.  

Jun 24   In the year 1724 johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77  

Jul 02   Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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   John Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General) on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer in the year 1724.  

Oct 13   Jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters on this day in history.  

Oct 15   Cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church in the year 1724.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 11   On this day in history willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)  

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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1724

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 24   Frances Brooke, English writer (d. 1789) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 28   George Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend, British field marshal (d. 1807) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822)  

Apr 12   On this day in history birth of lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence)  

Apr 22   On this day in history birth of immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason)  

Apr 27   On this day in history birth of ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer  

Apr 27   On this day in history birth of col. Thomas Gardner, a heroic political figure and soldier (d. 1775)  

Famous Deaths In 1724

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 12   Elkanah Settle, English writer (b. 1648) died in the year 1724.  

Feb 13   In the year 1724 francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43  

Mar 07   In the year 1724 innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68  

Mar 08   Enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81 in the year 1724.  

May 03   In the year 1724 death of john Leverett the Younger, American President of Harvard (b. 1662)  

May 18   Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54 in the year 1724.  

Jun 15   Henry Sacheverell, English churchman and politician (b. 1674) died on this day in history.  

Jun 24   In the year 1724 johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77