Historical Events Happened In 1724
Saturday, 01 August 2015
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 on this day in history.
Jan 30 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Mar 08 On this day in history enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81
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 Johann S Bach's "John Passion" premieres in Leipzig on this day in history.
Apr 09 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Apr 22 In the year 1724 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 On this day in history ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer
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 In the year 1724 john Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer
Jun 23 In the year 1724 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 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 George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1724 jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters
Oct 15 Cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church in the year 1724.
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 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 on this day in history.