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Historical Events In 1721

Tuesday, 04 October 2022

Sep 18   Matthew Prior, poet/diplomat, dies in the year 1721.  

Sep 20   On this day in history thomas Doggett, Irish actor  

Oct 02   Benott Audran, artist/engraver, dies in the year 1721.  

Oct 04   Abraham Alewijn, poet/playwright (Beslikte Swaantje), dies at 36 in the year 1721.  

Oct 22   Czar Peter the Great becomes "All-Russian Imperator" in the year 1721.  

Oct 25   Pierre Talon, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 01   In the year 1721 prince Eugenius of Savoye unveals statue of himself  

Nov 25   In the year 1721 willem Crul, admiral (West-Indies)  

Dec 22   Nathaniel Hawes, tortured & executed in England for robbery on this day in history.  

Dec 25   William Collins, Chichester England, (Mayor-Chichester)/poet on this day in history.  

Dec 27   Franciscus "French" Hemsterhuis, Frisian philosopher on this day in history.  

Dec 29   Madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th in the year 1721.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1721

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 12   Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick, Prussian general (d. 1792) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history birth of james Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794)  

Feb 03   Friedrich Wilhelm von Seydlitz, Prussian general (d. 1773) was born in the year 1721.  

Feb 13   John Reid, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1721 birth of john McKinly, American physician (d. 1796)  

Mar 19   In the year 1721 birth of tobias Smollett, Scottish writer, baptized  

Apr 01   On this day in history birth of pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees)  

Apr 11   In the year 1721 birth of david Zeisberger, Moravian missionary (d. 1808)  

Famous Deaths In 1721

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   On this day in history rochus Aerts, Flemish sculptor, dies [or 1739]  

Feb 05   In the year 1721 james Stanhope 1st earl of Stanhope, English general, dies at 47  

Feb 16   On this day in history death of james Craggs the Younger, English politician (b. 1686)  

Feb 24   In the year 1721 death of john Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, English statesman and poet (b. 1648)  

Mar 16   On this day in history death of james Craggs the Elder, English politician (b. 1657)  

Mar 19   Clement XI, [Giovanni F Albani], Italian Pope (1700-21), dies at 71 in the year 1721.  

Apr 14   On this day in history death of michel Chamillart, French statesman (b. 1652)  

Jul 08   Elihu Yale, American benefactor of Yale University (b. 1649) died on this day in history.  

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