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.