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Historical Events In 1724

Friday, 25 September 2020

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   Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1724 johann S Bach's "John Passion" premieres in Leipzig  

Apr 09   1st Easter [NS=April 16] in the year 1724.  

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

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

Apr 27   Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer on this day in history.  

May 10   Johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank) in the year 1724.  

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

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

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

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

Jul 02   In the year 1724 friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet  

Aug 24   Andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1724.  

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

Aug 25   On this day in history george Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion)  

Sep 01   John Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General) on this day in history.  

Oct 01   In the year 1724 giovanni Battista Cirri, composer  

Oct 13   Jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters on this day in history.  

Oct 15   Cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church on this day in history.  

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   Willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97) on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1724 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   In the year 1724 birth of eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822)  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

May 03   In the year 1724 death of john Leverett the Younger, American President of Harvard (b. 1662)  

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

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

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

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