Historical Events Happened In 1724
Sunday, 05 July 2015
Jan 14 In the year 1724 spanish King Philip V abdicates throne
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 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) in the year 1724.
Mar 07 Innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68 in the year 1724.
Mar 08 Enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1724 1st Easter [NS=April 16]
Apr 12 Lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence) in the year 1724.
Apr 16 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9) in the year 1724.
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 in the year 1724.
Apr 27 In the year 1724 ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer
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 John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1724.
Jul 02 On this day in history friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1724 giovanni Battista Cirri, composer
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 in the year 1724.
Nov 11 Willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97) in the year 1724.
Nov 16 Jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged on this day in history.
Nov 21 John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist in the year 1724.