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Historical Events In 1720

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Jan 04   Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist in the year 1720.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1720 gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent  

Jan 27   In the year 1720 samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror)  

Jan 31   In the year 1720 thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654)  

Feb 01   Sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty in the year 1720.  

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) in the year 1720.  

Feb 29   Queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigns in the year 1720.  

Mar 06   On this day in history pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63  

Mar 08   Georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1720.  

Apr 03   In the year 1720 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 in the year 1720.  

Jun 09   On this day in history sweden & Denmark signs 3rd Treaty of Stockholm  

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 in the year 1720.  

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

Jul 18   In the year 1720 gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer  

Jul 20   Ignaz Vitzthumb, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1720.  

Sep 22   In the year 1720 adolph Carl Kunzen, composer  

Oct 03   Johann P Uz, German poet (Lyrische Poem) in the year 1720.  

Oct 04   Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher in the year 1720.  

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   On this day in history birth of johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist  

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 in the year 1720.  

Jan 30   Charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist and entomologist (d. 1778) was born in the year 1720.  

Feb 08   Emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 02   On this day in history 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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