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Historical Events In 1724

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

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

Jan 28   In the year 1724 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   In the year 1724 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   Eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822) in the year 1724.  

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

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   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   In the year 1724 1st Easter [NS=April 16]  

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   The birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher in the year 1724.  

Apr 27   Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer in the year 1724.  

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

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

Jun 08   On this day in history john Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer  

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   Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 25   George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion) on this day in history.  

Sep 01   On this day in history john Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General)  

Oct 01   In the year 1724 giovanni Battista Cirri, composer  

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

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

Nov 11   On this day in history 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   On this day in history willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)  

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   Frances Brooke, English writer (d. 1789) was born in the year 1724.  

Jan 30   In the year 1724 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer  

Apr 27   Col. Thomas Gardner, a heroic political figure and soldier (d. 1775) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1724.  

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 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77 in the year 1724.  

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