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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1724

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 24   In the year 1724 birth of frances Brooke, English writer (d. 1789)  

Jan 30   Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer was born in the year 1724.  

Feb 28   On this day in history birth of george Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend, British field marshal (d. 1807)  

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

Apr 27   Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   Elkanah Settle, English writer (b. 1648) died in the year 1724.  

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 in the year 1724.  

Mar 08   Enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81 in the year 1724.  

May 03   John Leverett the Younger, American President of Harvard (b. 1662) died in the year 1724.  

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   In the year 1724 johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77  

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