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Historical Events In 1720

Saturday, 18 January 2020

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

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

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

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) in the year 1720.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Apr 03   On this day in history elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi  

May 21   In the year 1720 antonio Corbisiero, composer  

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

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

Jul 03   On this day in history sweden & Denmark sign peace treaty  

Jul 18   On this day in history gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer  

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

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

Jul 27   In the year 1720 johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69  

Jul 27   On this day in history the second important victory of the Russian Navy  

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

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

Aug 12   Martin Gerbert, [von Hornau], prince-abbot/music historian on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1720 giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher  

Oct 10   In the year 1720 french govt proclaims strike on banknotes  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1720 birth of richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (d. 1808)  

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

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

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

Feb 26   On this day in history birth of gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1803)  

Mar 09   Philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, English politician (d. 1790) was born on this day in history.  

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 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   On this day in history death of antoine Hamilton, French writer (b. 1646)  

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

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

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