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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1724

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 24   On this day in history birth of frances Brooke, English writer (d. 1789)  

Jan 30   Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Apr 27   On this day in history 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   On this day in history francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43  

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   Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54 in the year 1724.  

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 in the year 1724.  

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