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Historical Events In 1720

Friday, 24 May 2019

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 11   Sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) in the year 1720.  

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

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

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

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

May 21   On this day in history 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 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   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 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 20   Bernard de Bury, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 12   On this day in history 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   Adolph Carl Kunzen, composer in the year 1720.  

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.  

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   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   On this day in history birth of richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (d. 1808)  

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

Jan 30   In the year 1720 birth of charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist and entomologist (d. 1778)  

Feb 08   Emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750) was born in the year 1720.  

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 in the year 1720.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 02   In the year 1720 death of joseph Dudley, colonial Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1647)  

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

Jun 27   Guillaume Amfrye de Chaulieu, French poet (b. 1639) died in the year 1720.  

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

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