Historical Events Happened In 1724
Sunday, 21 September 2014
Jan 14 On this day in history 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 in the year 1724.
Jan 30 In the year 1724 ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer
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 on this day in history.
Feb 29 Eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1724.
Apr 06 On this day in history duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs
Apr 07 In the year 1724 johann S Bach's "John Passion" premieres in Leipzig
Apr 09 1st Easter [NS=April 16] in the year 1724.
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 Immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason) on this day in history.
Apr 22 In the year 1724 the birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher
Apr 27 Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer in the year 1724.
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 in the year 1724.
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 Johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Jul 02 In the year 1724 friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet
Aug 24 Andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1724 the birth of George Stubbs, British painter
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 Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer on this day in history.
Oct 13 Jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters on this day in history.
Oct 15 Cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church on this day in history.
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 On this day in history willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)
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.