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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.  

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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   Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent was born in the year 1720.  

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 in the year 1720.  

Feb 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, English politician (d. 1790)  

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   On this day in history death of samuel Parris, English-born Puritan minister (b. 1653)  

Mar 06   Pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63 died in the year 1720.  

Mar 08   On this day in history georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53  

Apr 02   Joseph Dudley, colonial Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1647) died in the year 1720.  

Apr 21   Antoine Hamilton, French writer (b. 1646) died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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