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Historical Events In 1720

Saturday, 15 May 2021

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 in the year 1720.  

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   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 in the year 1720.  

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

Apr 03   In the year 1720 elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi  

May 01   In the year 1720 great Plague of Marseille in France killing 100,000+ people  

May 21   Antonio Corbisiero, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jun 09   Sweden & Denmark signs 3rd Treaty of Stockholm on this day in history.  

Jun 10   In the year 1720 mrs Clements of England markets 1st paste-style mustard  

Jun 10   On this day in history mrs Clements of England markets first paste-style mustard  

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 in the year 1720.  

Jul 24   In the year 1720 louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik  

Jul 27   On this day in history johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69  

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   Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine) on this day in history.  

Aug 20   In the year 1720 bernard de Bury, composer  

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

Sep 12   In the year 1720 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   Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher in the year 1720.  

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

Jan 13   Richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (d. 1808) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history 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   Gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1803) was born in the year 1720.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Samuel Parris, English-born Puritan minister (b. 1653) died in the year 1720.  

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

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   Antoine Hamilton, French writer (b. 1646) died on this day in history.  

Jun 27   On this day in history 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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