Historical Events For 1724
Tuesday, 22 August 2017
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 Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer in the year 1724.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 29 On this day in history eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822)
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 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 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 The birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher on this day in history.
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 in the year 1724.
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 On this day in history johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77
Jul 02 On this day in history 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 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) in the year 1724.
Oct 01 On this day in history giovanni Battista Cirri, composer
Oct 13 Jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters in the year 1724.
Oct 15 On this day in history cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church
Nov 11 On this day in history 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 Willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97) in the year 1724.
Nov 16 Jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged in the year 1724.
Nov 21 In the year 1724 john Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist