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Historical Events In 1724

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Jan 14   Spanish King Philip V abdicates throne in the year 1724.  

Jan 28   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 in the year 1724.  

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

Feb 13   In the year 1724 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   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   Enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81 in the year 1724.  

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

Apr 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 1st Easter [NS=April 16]  

Apr 12   Lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence) in the year 1724.  

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

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

Apr 22   The birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1724.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)  

Nov 16   On this day in history jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged  

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   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 in the year 1724.  

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

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

Apr 27   Col. Thomas Gardner, a heroic political figure and soldier (d. 1775) was born in the year 1724.  

Famous Deaths In 1724

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 12   On this day in history 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 in the year 1724.  

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

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

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

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