Historical Events In 1724
Sunday, 05 July 2020
Jan 14 In the year 1724 spanish King Philip V abdicates throne
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1724 georg F Handel's opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto," premieres in London
Feb 29 In the year 1724 eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822)
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.
Apr 01 Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War in the year 1724.
Apr 06 Duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs in the year 1724.
Apr 07 On this day in history johann S Bach's "John Passion" premieres in Leipzig
Apr 09 In the year 1724 1st Easter [NS=April 16]
Apr 12 Lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence) in the year 1724.
Apr 16 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9) in the year 1724.
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 In the year 1724 johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank)
May 18 Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54 in the year 1724.
Jun 08 John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer on this day in history.
Jun 23 Russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople on this day in history.
Jun 24 Johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77 in the year 1724.
Jul 02 In the year 1724 friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet
Aug 24 On this day in history andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75
Aug 24 The birth of George Stubbs, British painter in the year 1724.
Aug 25 George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion) in the year 1724.
Sep 01 In the year 1724 john Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General)
Oct 01 In the year 1724 giovanni Battista Cirri, composer
Oct 13 In the year 1724 jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters
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 Willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97) in the year 1724.
Nov 16 On this day in history jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged
Nov 21 In the year 1724 john Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist