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