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Historical Events In 1720

Monday, 15 August 2022

Jan 04   Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Feb 01   Sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Edmund Halley appointed 2nd Astronomer Royal of England on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) on this day in history.  

Feb 29   Queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigns in the year 1720.  

Mar 06   In the year 1720 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 on this day in history.  

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

May 21   Antonio Corbisiero, composer in the year 1720.  

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

Jun 09   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 20   In the year 1720 ignaz Vitzthumb, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 10   In the year 1720 franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer  

Aug 11   Martin Gerbert, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 12   On this day in history martin Gerbert, [von Hornau], prince-abbot/music historian  

Aug 17   In the year 1720 charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine)  

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

Sep 22   On this day in history adolph Carl Kunzen, composer  

Oct 03   In the year 1720 johann P Uz, German poet (Lyrische Poem)  

Oct 04   Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher in the year 1720.  

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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 in the year 1720.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   Thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654) died on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1720 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   Georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1720.  

Apr 02   Joseph Dudley, colonial Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1647) died in the year 1720.  

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

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

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

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