Historical Events For 1724
Tuesday, 27 June 2017
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 In the year 1724 ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer
Feb 13 On this day in history francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43
Feb 20 On this day in history georg F Handel's opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto," premieres in London
Feb 29 On this day in history eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822)
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 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 1st Easter [NS=April 16] in the year 1724.
Apr 12 In the year 1724 lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence)
Apr 16 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9) in the year 1724.
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 In the year 1724 ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer
May 10 In the year 1724 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 on this day in history.
Jun 23 In the year 1724 russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople
Jun 24 In the year 1724 johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77
Jul 02 On this day in history 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 In the year 1724 george Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion)
Sep 01 On this day in history john Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General)
Oct 01 In the year 1724 giovanni Battista Cirri, composer
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 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 In the year 1724 willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)
Nov 16 Jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged in the year 1724.
Nov 21 John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist on this day in history.