Historical Events Happened In 1724
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Jan 14 In the year 1724 spanish King Philip V abdicates throne
Jan 28 On this day in history 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 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 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 In the year 1724 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 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 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 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9) on this day in history.
Apr 22 On this day in history immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason)
Apr 22 The birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher in the year 1724.
Apr 27 Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer in the year 1724.
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 On this day in history john Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer
Jun 23 On this day in history 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 Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet on this day in history.
Aug 24 Andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1724.
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 In the year 1724 john Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General)
Oct 01 In the year 1724 giovanni Battista Cirri, composer
Oct 13 In the year 1724 jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters
Oct 15 On this day in history 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 in the year 1724.
Nov 11 In the year 1724 willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)
Nov 16 Jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged in the year 1724.
Nov 21 John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist on this day in history.