Historical Events In 1724
Monday, 10 December 2018
Jan 14 In the year 1724 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 Georg F Handel's opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto," premieres in London on this day in history.
Feb 29 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history johann S Bach's "John Passion" premieres in Leipzig
Apr 09 On this day in history 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 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 Johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank) on this day in history.
May 18 Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54 in the year 1724.
Jun 08 In the year 1724 john Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer
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 on this day in history.
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 The birth of George Stubbs, British painter on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history george Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion)
Sep 01 On this day in history john Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General)
Oct 01 Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer in the year 1724.
Oct 13 In the year 1724 jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters
Oct 15 Cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church on this day in history.
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 On this day in history willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)
Nov 16 Jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged in the year 1724.
Nov 21 On this day in history john Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist