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Historical Events In 1724

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Jan 14   On this day in history 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   On this day in history francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43  

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

Feb 29   Eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822) 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.  

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

Apr 06   In the year 1724 duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs  

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) in the year 1724.  

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   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   In the year 1724 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   On this day in history russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople  

Jun 24   In the year 1724 johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77  

Jul 02   In the year 1724 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   On this day in history john Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General)  

Oct 01   On this day in history giovanni Battista Cirri, composer  

Oct 13   Jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters in the year 1724.  

Oct 15   In the year 1724 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   In the year 1724 willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)  

Nov 16   Jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged in the year 1724.  

Nov 21   John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist in the year 1724.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1724

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 24   In the year 1724 birth of frances Brooke, English writer (d. 1789)  

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

Feb 28   In the year 1724 birth of george Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend, British field marshal (d. 1807)  

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

Apr 12   In the year 1724 birth of lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence)  

Apr 22   In the year 1724 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   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   Innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

May 03   John Leverett the Younger, American President of Harvard (b. 1662) died in the year 1724.  

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

Jun 15   Henry Sacheverell, English churchman and politician (b. 1674) died in the year 1724.  

Jun 24   Johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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