Historical Events Happened In 1724
Sunday, 21 December 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 on this day in history.
Jan 30 Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer in the year 1724.
Feb 13 Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1724.
Feb 20 In the year 1724 georg F Handel's opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto," premieres in London
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 in the year 1724.
Mar 08 In the year 1724 enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81
Apr 01 On this day in history henry Pelham becomes English minister of War
Apr 06 In the year 1724 duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs
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 Lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence) on this day in history.
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 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 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 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 Andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Aug 24 The birth of George Stubbs, British painter on this day in history.
Aug 25 George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion) on this day in history.
Sep 01 John Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General) on this day in history.
Oct 01 Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer in the year 1724.
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 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 On this day in history willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)
Nov 16 On this day in history jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged
Nov 21 On this day in history john Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist