Historical Events For 1724
Monday, 27 February 2017
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) 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 on this day in history.
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 Lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence) on this day in history.
Apr 16 In the year 1724 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9)
Apr 22 Immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason) in the year 1724.
Apr 22 In the year 1724 the birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher
Apr 27 On this day in history ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer
May 10 Johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1724 russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople
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 George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion) in the year 1724.
Sep 01 In the year 1724 john Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General)
Oct 01 On this day in history giovanni Battista Cirri, composer
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 On this day in history willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)
Nov 16 Jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged in the year 1724.
Nov 21 On this day in history john Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist