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Historical Events In 1720

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Jan 04   In the year 1720 johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist  

Jan 06   On this day in history the Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings.  

Jan 11   Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror) in the year 1720.  

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

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   On this day in history sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm)  

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   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   On this day in history antonio Corbisiero, composer  

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

Jun 09   Sweden & Denmark signs 3rd Treaty of Stockholm in the year 1720.  

Jun 10   In the year 1720 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   In the year 1720 ignaz Vitzthumb, composer  

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

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   Martin Gerbert, composer in the year 1720.  

Aug 12   In the year 1720 martin Gerbert, [von Hornau], prince-abbot/music historian  

Aug 17   On this day in history charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine)  

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

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   Johann P Uz, German poet (Lyrische Poem) on this day in history.  

Oct 04   On this day in history 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 in the year 1720.  

Jan 11   Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1720.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 06   Pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63 died in the year 1720.  

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

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

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   Johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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