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Historical Events In 1720

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Jan 04   Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1720.  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty  

Feb 10   Edmund Halley appointed 2nd Astronomer Royal of England on this day in history.  

Feb 11   In the year 1720 sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm)  

Feb 29   Queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigns on this day in history.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jul 20   On this day in history ignaz Vitzthumb, composer  

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

Jul 27   In the year 1720 johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69  

Jul 27   On this day in history the second important victory of the Russian Navy  

Aug 10   Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer on this day in history.  

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   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   Isaak of Hoornbeek elected Dutch pension advisor in the year 1720.  

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

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

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   In the year 1720 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   Philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, English politician (d. 1790) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1720

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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   On this day in history death of joseph Dudley, colonial Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1647)  

Apr 21   On this day in history death of antoine Hamilton, French writer (b. 1646)  

Jun 27   On this day in history death of guillaume Amfrye de Chaulieu, French poet (b. 1639)  

Jul 27   Johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1720.  

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