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Historical Events Happened In 1724

Friday, 12 February 2016

Jan 14   Spanish King Philip V abdicates throne in the year 1724.  

Jan 28   In the year 1724 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   On this day in history ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer  

Feb 13   Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War in the year 1724.  

Apr 06   Duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs on this day in history.  

Apr 07   In the year 1724 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   On this day in history 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9)  

Apr 22   Immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason) in the year 1724.  

Apr 22   The birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher in the year 1724.  

Apr 27   Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer on this day in history.  

May 10   In the year 1724 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   John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer in the year 1724.  

Jun 23   On this day in history russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople  

Jun 24   Johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1724.  

Aug 25   In the year 1724 george Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion)  

Sep 01   John Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General) on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 11   On this day in history 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   In the year 1724 jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged  

Nov 21   In the year 1724 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 in the year 1724.  

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer  

Feb 28   George Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend, British field marshal (d. 1807) was born in the year 1724.  

Feb 29   In the year 1724 birth of eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822)  

Apr 12   Lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 22   In the year 1724 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   Col. Thomas Gardner, a heroic political figure and soldier (d. 1775) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1724

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 12   In the year 1724 death of elkanah Settle, English writer (b. 1648)  

Feb 13   Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43 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   Enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81 in the year 1724.  

May 03   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Henry Sacheverell, English churchman and politician (b. 1674) died in the year 1724.  

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

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