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Historical Events Happened In 1724

Thursday, 17 April 2014

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

Jan 28   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 08   On this day in history enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81  

Apr 01   Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War on this day in history.  

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

Apr 07   On this day in history johann S Bach's "John Passion" premieres in Leipzig  

Apr 09   1st Easter [NS=April 16] on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history the birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher  

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

May 10   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jun 23   Russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople on this day in history.  

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

Jul 02   On this day in history friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet  

Aug 24   On this day in history andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75  

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   On this day in history john Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General)  

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

Oct 13   On this day in history 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   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   Jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged on this day in history.  

Nov 21   John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist on this day in history.  

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

Feb 28   On this day in history birth of george Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend, British field marshal (d. 1807)  

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   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   Elkanah Settle, English writer (b. 1648) died on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43  

Mar 07   Innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Mar 08   On this day in history enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81  

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   On this day in history death of henry Sacheverell, English churchman and politician (b. 1674)  

Jun 24   On this day in history johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77