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Historical Events In 1720

Friday, 20 September 2019

Jan 04   On this day in history johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist  

Jan 06   In the year 1720 the Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings.  

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   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   In the year 1720 edmund Halley appointed 2nd Astronomer Royal of England  

Feb 11   Sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 03   On this day in history elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi  

May 21   In the year 1720 antonio Corbisiero, composer  

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 in the year 1720.  

Jun 10   On this day in history mrs Clements of England markets 1st paste-style mustard  

Jun 10   In the year 1720 mrs Clements of England markets first paste-style mustard  

Jul 03   In the year 1720 sweden & Denmark sign peace treaty  

Jul 18   Gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer in the year 1720.  

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   On this day in history johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69  

Jul 27   The second important victory of the Russian Navy on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer in the year 1720.  

Aug 11   Martin Gerbert, composer in the year 1720.  

Aug 12   On this day in history 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   Bernard de Bury, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Frederick Philipse III, NYC, land owner (Bronx, Westchester & Putnam) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher  

Oct 10   French govt proclaims strike on banknotes on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1720

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1720 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   In the year 1720 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 in the year 1720.  

Feb 08   In the year 1720 birth of emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750)  

Feb 26   Gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1803) was born in the year 1720.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 08   Georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1720.  

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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