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Historical Events In 1720

Sunday, 24 May 2020

Jan 04   In the year 1720 johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist  

Jan 06   The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings in the year 1720.  

Jan 11   On this day in history gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent  

Jan 27   On this day in history samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror)  

Jan 31   In the year 1720 thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654)  

Feb 01   On this day in history sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty  

Feb 10   In the year 1720 edmund Halley appointed 2nd Astronomer Royal of England  

Feb 11   On this day in history sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm)  

Feb 29   On this day in history queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigns  

Mar 06   Pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63 in the year 1720.  

Mar 08   Georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1720.  

Apr 03   Elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history great Plague of Marseille in France killing 100,000+ people  

May 21   In the year 1720 antonio Corbisiero, composer  

May 25   "Le Grand St Antoine" reaches Marseille, plague kills 80,000 in the year 1720.  

Jun 09   Sweden & Denmark signs 3rd Treaty of Stockholm on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Mrs Clements of England markets 1st paste-style mustard in the year 1720.  

Jun 10   In the year 1720 mrs Clements of England markets first paste-style mustard  

Jul 03   Sweden & Denmark sign peace treaty on this day in history.  

Jul 18   Gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 20   Ignaz Vitzthumb, composer in the year 1720.  

Jul 24   Louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik in the year 1720.  

Jul 27   On this day in history johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69  

Jul 27   In the year 1720 the second important victory of the Russian Navy  

Aug 10   Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 11   On this day in history martin Gerbert, composer  

Aug 12   In the year 1720 martin Gerbert, [von Hornau], prince-abbot/music historian  

Aug 17   Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine) in the year 1720.  

Aug 20   In the year 1720 bernard de Bury, composer  

Sep 12   In the year 1720 frederick Philipse III, NYC, land owner (Bronx, Westchester & Putnam)  

Sep 12   Isaak of Hoornbeek elected Dutch pension advisor on this day in history.  

Sep 22   In the year 1720 adolph Carl Kunzen, composer  

Oct 03   Johann P Uz, German poet (Lyrische Poem) in the year 1720.  

Oct 04   Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1720

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist was born in the year 1720.  

Jan 11   Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent was born in the year 1720.  

Jan 13   Richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (d. 1808) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history birth of samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror)  

Jan 30   Charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist and entomologist (d. 1778) was born in the year 1720.  

Feb 08   Emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 26   In the year 1720 birth of gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1803)  

Mar 09   Philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, English politician (d. 1790) was born in the year 1720.  

Famous Deaths In 1720

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 31   On this day in history death of thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654)  

Feb 27   Samuel Parris, English-born Puritan minister (b. 1653) died in the year 1720.  

Mar 06   In the year 1720 death of pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63  

Mar 08   In the year 1720 georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53  

Apr 02   On this day in history death of joseph Dudley, colonial Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1647)  

Apr 21   Antoine Hamilton, French writer (b. 1646) died on this day in history.  

Jun 27   Guillaume Amfrye de Chaulieu, French poet (b. 1639) died on this day in history.  

Jul 27   On this day in history johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69  

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