Historical Events Happened In 1724
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Jan 14 Spanish King Philip V abdicates throne on this day in history.
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 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 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 On this day in history innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68
Mar 08 Enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81 on this day in history.
Apr 01 Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War in the year 1724.
Apr 06 Duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs in the year 1724.
Apr 07 Johann S Bach's "John Passion" premieres in Leipzig on this day in history.
Apr 09 1st Easter [NS=April 16] on this day in history.
Apr 12 On this day in history lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence)
Apr 16 In the year 1724 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9)
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 Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54 on this day in history.
Jun 08 John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer in the year 1724.
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 In the year 1724 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 John Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General) on this day in history.
Oct 01 On this day in history giovanni Battista Cirri, composer
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 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 on this day in history.
Nov 11 Willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97) in the year 1724.
Nov 16 In the year 1724 jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged
Nov 21 On this day in history john Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist