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Historical Events In 1724

Monday, 19 April 2021

Jan 14   Spanish King Philip V abdicates throne in the year 1724.  

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   In the year 1724 ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer  

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   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   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   Johann S Bach's "John Passion" premieres in Leipzig in the year 1724.  

Apr 09   On this day in history 1st Easter [NS=April 16]  

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

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   On this day in history ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer  

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

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 in the year 1724.  

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   Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet in the year 1724.  

Aug 24   In the year 1724 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) on this day in history.  

Sep 01   John Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General) in the year 1724.  

Oct 01   Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 13   Jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters in the year 1724.  

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 in the year 1724.  

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   John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist in the year 1724.  

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

Feb 28   George Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend, British field marshal (d. 1807) was born in the year 1724.  

Feb 29   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 22   On this day in history birth of immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason)  

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 in the year 1724.  

Famous Deaths In 1724

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 12   On this day in history death of elkanah Settle, English writer (b. 1648)  

Feb 13   Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1724.  

Mar 07   Innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68 in the year 1724.  

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

May 03   In the year 1724 death of john Leverett the Younger, American President of Harvard (b. 1662)  

May 18   Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Jun 15   In the year 1724 death of henry Sacheverell, English churchman and politician (b. 1674)  

Jun 24   On this day in history johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77  

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