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Historical Events In 1720

Friday, 15 November 2019

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent in the year 1720.  

Jan 27   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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 21   Antonio Corbisiero, composer in the year 1720.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Mrs Clements of England markets 1st paste-style mustard on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Mrs Clements of England markets first paste-style mustard on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1720 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   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   In the year 1720 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   Adolph Carl Kunzen, composer on this day in history.  

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

Oct 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1720 birth of johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1720 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   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 on this day in history.  

Feb 26   Gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1803) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 09   On this day in history 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   Samuel Parris, English-born Puritan minister (b. 1653) died on this day in history.  

Mar 06   Pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63 died on this day in history.  

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   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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