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Historical Events In 1720

Thursday, 13 August 2020

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

Jan 27   On this day in history samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror)  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1720 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   Pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63 on this day in history.  

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 01   Great Plague of Marseille in France killing 100,000+ people 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   On this day in history sweden & Denmark signs 3rd Treaty of Stockholm  

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 in the year 1720.  

Jul 18   Gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer in the year 1720.  

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   On this day in history johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69  

Jul 27   The second important victory of the Russian Navy in the year 1720.  

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   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 in the year 1720.  

Sep 12   On this day in history frederick Philipse III, NYC, land owner (Bronx, Westchester & Putnam)  

Sep 12   Isaak of Hoornbeek elected Dutch pension advisor on this day in history.  

Sep 22   On this day in history adolph Carl Kunzen, composer  

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  

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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   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   Charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist and entomologist (d. 1778) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history birth of emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750)  

Feb 26   In the year 1720 birth of gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1803)  

Mar 09   In the year 1720 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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