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Historical Events In 1724

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Jan 14   On this day in history spanish King Philip V abdicates throne  

Jan 28   On this day in history 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   Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer in the year 1724.  

Feb 13   On this day in history 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   On this day in history innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68  

Mar 08   In the year 1724 enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81  

Apr 01   Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War on this day in history.  

Apr 06   In the year 1724 duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs  

Apr 07   On this day in history johann S Bach's "John Passion" premieres in Leipzig  

Apr 09   1st Easter [NS=April 16] in the year 1724.  

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) in the year 1724.  

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

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

May 10   On this day in history johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank)  

May 18   In the year 1724 johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54  

Jun 08   John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer in the year 1724.  

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   Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet in the year 1724.  

Aug 24   Andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 01   In the year 1724 giovanni Battista Cirri, composer  

Oct 13   On this day in history jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters  

Oct 15   Cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church in the year 1724.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 12   Lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence) was born on this day in history.  

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

Apr 27   In the year 1724 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 03   John Leverett the Younger, American President of Harvard (b. 1662) died on this day in history.  

May 18   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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