Historical Events Happened In 1724
Saturday, 25 October 2014
Jan 14 Spanish King Philip V abdicates throne on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1724 eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822)
Mar 07 On this day in history innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68
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 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 Immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason) on this day in history.
Apr 22 The birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher on this day in history.
Apr 27 In the year 1724 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 On this day in history john Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer
Jun 23 Russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople on this day in history.
Jun 24 Johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77 in the year 1724.
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 John Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1724 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 In the year 1724 willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)
Nov 16 On this day in history jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged
Nov 21 John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist on this day in history.