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