Historical Events Happened In 1724
Sunday, 19 April 2015
Jan 14 In the year 1724 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 on this day in history.
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) in the year 1724.
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.
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 In the year 1724 1st Easter [NS=April 16]
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 On this day in history immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason)
Apr 22 In the year 1724 the birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher
Apr 27 In the year 1724 ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer
May 10 Johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank) in the year 1724.
May 18 Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54 on this day in history.
Jun 08 On this day in history john Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer
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 On this day in history andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75
Aug 24 On this day in history the birth of George Stubbs, British painter
Aug 25 On this day in history george Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion)
Sep 01 In the year 1724 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 On this day in history cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church
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 Willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97) on this day in history.
Nov 16 Jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged in the year 1724.
Nov 21 In the year 1724 john Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist