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Historical Events In 1720

Sunday, 28 November 2021

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

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

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

Jan 27   In the year 1720 samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror)  

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

Apr 03   In the year 1720 elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi  

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

May 21   Antonio Corbisiero, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jun 09   In the year 1720 sweden & Denmark signs 3rd Treaty of Stockholm  

Jun 10   On this day in history mrs Clements of England markets 1st paste-style mustard  

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

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

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   On this day in history louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik  

Jul 27   Johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1720.  

Jul 27   The second important victory of the Russian Navy on this day in history.  

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   Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine) on this day in history.  

Aug 20   Bernard de Bury, composer in the year 1720.  

Sep 12   On this day in history 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   Adolph Carl Kunzen, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 03   Johann P Uz, German poet (Lyrische Poem) on this day in history.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1720

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist  

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 in the year 1720.  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist and entomologist (d. 1778)  

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

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

Feb 27   On this day in history death of samuel Parris, English-born Puritan minister (b. 1653)  

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

Mar 08   On this day in history georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53  

Apr 02   In the year 1720 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   In the year 1720 johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69  

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