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Historical Events In 1720

Thursday, 22 November 2018

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 27   Samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 01   Sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty in the year 1720.  

Feb 10   On this day in history edmund Halley appointed 2nd Astronomer Royal of England  

Feb 11   In the year 1720 sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm)  

Feb 29   In the year 1720 queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigns  

Mar 06   On this day in history pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63  

Mar 08   Georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi in the year 1720.  

May 21   In the year 1720 antonio Corbisiero, composer  

May 25   On this day in history "Le Grand St Antoine" reaches Marseille, plague kills 80,000  

Jun 09   Sweden & Denmark signs 3rd Treaty of Stockholm in the year 1720.  

Jun 10   Mrs Clements of England markets 1st paste-style mustard on this day in history.  

Jun 10   On this day in history mrs Clements of England markets first paste-style mustard  

Jul 03   In the year 1720 sweden & Denmark sign peace treaty  

Jul 18   Gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer in the year 1720.  

Jul 20   Ignaz Vitzthumb, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 24   In the year 1720 louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik  

Jul 27   Johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 10   On this day in history franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer  

Aug 11   On this day in history martin Gerbert, composer  

Aug 12   Martin Gerbert, [von Hornau], prince-abbot/music historian in the year 1720.  

Aug 17   On this day in history charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine)  

Aug 20   On this day in history bernard de Bury, composer  

Sep 12   Frederick Philipse III, NYC, land owner (Bronx, Westchester & Putnam) in the year 1720.  

Sep 12   On this day in history isaak of Hoornbeek elected Dutch pension advisor  

Sep 22   Adolph Carl Kunzen, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 03   On this day in history johann P Uz, German poet (Lyrische Poem)  

Oct 04   On this day in history giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher  

Oct 10   French govt proclaims strike on banknotes 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1720 birth of gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent  

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

Jan 27   Samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror) was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 08   In the year 1720 birth of emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750)  

Feb 26   Gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1803) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 09   In the year 1720 birth of philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, English politician (d. 1790)  

Famous Deaths In 1720

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

Mar 06   Pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63 died on this day in history.  

Mar 08   Georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Joseph Dudley, colonial Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1647) died on this day in history.  

Apr 21   In the year 1720 death of antoine Hamilton, French writer (b. 1646)  

Jun 27   On this day in history death of guillaume Amfrye de Chaulieu, French poet (b. 1639)  

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

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