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Historical Events In 1721

Friday, 28 January 2022

Sep 18   In the year 1721 matthew Prior, poet/diplomat, dies  

Sep 20   Thomas Doggett, Irish actor on this day in history.  

Oct 02   Benott Audran, artist/engraver, dies on this day in history.  

Oct 04   On this day in history abraham Alewijn, poet/playwright (Beslikte Swaantje), dies at 36  

Oct 22   In the year 1721 czar Peter the Great becomes "All-Russian Imperator"  

Oct 25   In the year 1721 pierre Talon, composer  

Nov 01   On this day in history prince Eugenius of Savoye unveals statue of himself  

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

Dec 22   In the year 1721 nathaniel Hawes, tortured & executed in England for robbery  

Dec 25   In the year 1721 william Collins, Chichester England, (Mayor-Chichester)/poet  

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

Dec 29   Madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1721

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 12   In the year 1721 birth of duke Ferdinand of Brunswick, Prussian general (d. 1792)  

Jan 21   James Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794) was born in the year 1721.  

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

Feb 13   On this day in history birth of john Reid, composer  

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

Mar 19   Tobias Smollett, Scottish writer, baptized was born on this day in history.  

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

Apr 11   David Zeisberger, Moravian missionary (d. 1808) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, English statesman and poet (b. 1648) died in the year 1721.  

Mar 16   James Craggs the Elder, English politician (b. 1657) died on this day in history.  

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

Apr 14   Michel Chamillart, French statesman (b. 1652) died on this day in history.  

Jul 08   In the year 1721 death of elihu Yale, American benefactor of Yale University (b. 1649)  

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