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Historical Events In 1724

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

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   On this day in history ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer  

Feb 13   Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1724.  

Feb 20   On this day in history georg F Handel's opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto," premieres in London  

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

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

Mar 08   In the year 1724 enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81  

Apr 01   In the year 1724 henry Pelham becomes English minister of War  

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   1st Easter [NS=April 16] on this day in history.  

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

Apr 16   1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9) on this day in history.  

Apr 22   Immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason) on this day in history.  

Apr 22   In the year 1724 the birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher  

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

May 10   Johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank) on this day in history.  

May 18   In the year 1724 johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54  

Jun 08   John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer on this day in history.  

Jun 23   On this day in history russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople  

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

Jul 02   On this day in history friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet  

Aug 24   In the year 1724 andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75  

Aug 24   In the year 1724 the birth of George Stubbs, British painter  

Aug 25   George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion) in the year 1724.  

Sep 01   John Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General) in the year 1724.  

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

Oct 13   On this day in history jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters  

Oct 15   Cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church in the year 1724.  

Nov 11   In the year 1724 joseph Blake, alias Blueskin, a highwayman known for attacking "Thief-Taker General" (and thief) Jonathan Wild at the Old Bailey, is hanged in London.  

Nov 11   In the year 1724 willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)  

Nov 16   In the year 1724 jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged  

Nov 21   In the year 1724 john Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist  

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Famous Birthdays In 1724

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 24   On this day in history birth of frances Brooke, English writer (d. 1789)  

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer  

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

Apr 22   Immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason) was born on this day in history.  

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

Apr 27   On this day in history 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   In the year 1724 death of elkanah Settle, English writer (b. 1648)  

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

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

Mar 08   In the year 1724 enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81  

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

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