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Historical Events In 1724

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Jan 14   In the year 1724 spanish King Philip V abdicates throne  

Jan 28   On this day in history the Russian Academy of Sciences was founded in St. Petersburg by Peter the Great, and implemented in the Senate decree. It was called St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences until 1917.  

Jan 30   In the year 1724 ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer  

Feb 13   Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Georg F Handel's opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto," premieres in London on this day in history.  

Feb 29   On this day in history eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822)  

Mar 07   On this day in history innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68  

Mar 08   Enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81 in the year 1724.  

Apr 01   Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War in the year 1724.  

Apr 06   Duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Johann S Bach's "John Passion" premieres in Leipzig on this day in history.  

Apr 09   On this day in history 1st Easter [NS=April 16]  

Apr 12   On this day in history lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence)  

Apr 16   1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9) in the year 1724.  

Apr 22   Immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason) in the year 1724.  

Apr 22   On this day in history the birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher  

Apr 27   Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer in the year 1724.  

May 10   On this day in history johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank)  

May 18   On this day in history johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54  

Jun 08   In the year 1724 john Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer  

Jun 23   Russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople in the year 1724.  

Jun 24   On this day in history johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77  

Jul 02   Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet in the year 1724.  

Aug 24   Andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Aug 24   On this day in history the birth of George Stubbs, British painter  

Aug 25   George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion) on this day in history.  

Sep 01   In the year 1724 john Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General)  

Oct 01   Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 13   In the year 1724 jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters  

Oct 15   On this day in history cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church  

Nov 11   Joseph Blake, alias Blueskin, a highwayman known for attacking "Thief-Taker General" (and thief) Jonathan Wild at the Old Bailey, is hanged in London on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97) in the year 1724.  

Nov 16   Jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged on this day in history.  

Nov 21   John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1724

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 24   Frances Brooke, English writer (d. 1789) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 28   George Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend, British field marshal (d. 1807) was born in the year 1724.  

Feb 29   Eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 12   Lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 22   On this day in history birth of immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason)  

Apr 27   In the year 1724 birth of ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer  

Apr 27   In the year 1724 birth of col. Thomas Gardner, a heroic political figure and soldier (d. 1775)  

Famous Deaths In 1724

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 12   Elkanah Settle, English writer (b. 1648) died in the year 1724.  

Feb 13   Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

Mar 07   In the year 1724 innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68  

Mar 08   Enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81 in the year 1724.  

May 03   On this day in history death of john Leverett the Younger, American President of Harvard (b. 1662)  

May 18   On this day in history johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54  

Jun 15   In the year 1724 death of henry Sacheverell, English churchman and politician (b. 1674)  

Jun 24   Johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77 in the year 1724.  

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