Historical Events In 1724
Friday, 25 September 2020
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822)
Mar 07 Innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Mar 08 In the year 1724 enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81
Apr 01 On this day in history henry Pelham becomes English minister of War
Apr 06 Duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs on this day in history.
Apr 07 In the year 1724 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) in the year 1724.
Apr 22 Immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason) in the year 1724.
Apr 22 In the year 1724 the birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher
Apr 27 Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer on this day in history.
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 John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1724 friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet
Aug 24 Andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1724.
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 Jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters on this day in history.
Oct 15 Cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church on this day in history.
Nov 11 In the year 1724 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 Jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged on this day in history.
Nov 21 In the year 1724 john Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist