Historical Events In 1720
Thursday, 25 February 2021
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 Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent in the year 1720.
Jan 27 In the year 1720 samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror)
Jan 31 Thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654) on this day in history.
Feb 01 Sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty on this day in history.
Feb 10 On this day in history edmund Halley appointed 2nd Astronomer Royal of England
Feb 11 Sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) in the year 1720.
Feb 29 Queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigns on this day in history.
Mar 06 Pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63 in the year 1720.
Mar 08 On this day in history georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53
Apr 03 Elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi on this day in history.
May 01 Great Plague of Marseille in France killing 100,000+ people on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1720 antonio Corbisiero, composer
May 25 In the year 1720 "Le Grand St Antoine" reaches Marseille, plague kills 80,000
Jun 09 In the year 1720 sweden & Denmark signs 3rd Treaty of Stockholm
Jun 10 Mrs Clements of England markets 1st paste-style mustard in the year 1720.
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 In the year 1720 gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer
Jul 20 In the year 1720 ignaz Vitzthumb, composer
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 in the year 1720.
Aug 10 Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer in the year 1720.
Aug 11 In the year 1720 martin Gerbert, composer
Aug 12 On this day in history 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 In the year 1720 bernard de Bury, composer
Sep 12 Frederick Philipse III, NYC, land owner (Bronx, Westchester & Putnam) in the year 1720.
Sep 12 In the year 1720 isaak of Hoornbeek elected Dutch pension advisor
Sep 22 Adolph Carl Kunzen, composer in the year 1720.
Oct 03 On this day in history johann P Uz, German poet (Lyrische Poem)
Oct 04 Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher in the year 1720.