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Historical Events In 1724

Wednesday, 08 April 2020

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 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   Georg F Handel's opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto," premieres in London in the year 1724.  

Feb 29   Eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 08   On this day in history enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81  

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

Apr 12   In the year 1724 lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence)  

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

Apr 22   In the year 1724 immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason)  

Apr 22   On this day in history the birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher  

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

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

Jun 23   In the year 1724 russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople  

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

Jul 02   On this day in history friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet  

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

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

Aug 25   George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion) in the year 1724.  

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

Oct 01   Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer in the year 1724.  

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 in the year 1724.  

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

Nov 16   In the year 1724 jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged  

Nov 21   John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer was born in the year 1724.  

Feb 28   In the year 1724 birth of george Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend, British field marshal (d. 1807)  

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 in the year 1724.  

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   In the year 1724 francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43  

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

Mar 08   Enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81 in the year 1724.  

May 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of henry Sacheverell, English churchman and politician (b. 1674)  

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

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