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Historical Events In 1720

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1720 edmund Halley appointed 2nd Astronomer Royal of England  

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

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

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

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

Jul 20   On this day in history ignaz Vitzthumb, composer  

Jul 24   Louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 10   Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 11   Martin Gerbert, composer in the year 1720.  

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

Aug 17   In the year 1720 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   In the year 1720 adolph Carl Kunzen, composer  

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

Oct 04   In the year 1720 giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher  

Oct 10   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1720.  

Feb 26   In the year 1720 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   Thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654) died in the year 1720.  

Feb 27   In the year 1720 death of samuel Parris, English-born Puritan minister (b. 1653)  

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

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

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

Apr 21   Antoine Hamilton, French writer (b. 1646) died in the year 1720.  

Jun 27   In the year 1720 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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