Historical Events In 1720
Sunday, 24 May 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 in the year 1720.
Jan 11 On this day in history gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent
Jan 27 On this day in history 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 On this day in history sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty
Feb 10 In the year 1720 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 On this day in history queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigns
Mar 06 Pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63 in the year 1720.
Mar 08 Georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1720.
Apr 03 Elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi on this day in history.
May 01 On this day in history great Plague of Marseille in France killing 100,000+ people
May 21 In the year 1720 antonio Corbisiero, composer
May 25 "Le Grand St Antoine" reaches Marseille, plague kills 80,000 in the year 1720.
Jun 09 Sweden & Denmark signs 3rd Treaty of Stockholm on this day in history.
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 Gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer on this day in history.
Jul 20 Ignaz Vitzthumb, composer in the year 1720.
Jul 24 Louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik in the year 1720.
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 Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer on this day in history.
Aug 11 On this day in history martin Gerbert, composer
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) in the year 1720.
Aug 20 In the year 1720 bernard de Bury, composer
Sep 12 In the year 1720 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 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 on this day in history.