Historical Events In 1720
Tuesday, 06 June 2023
Jan 04 Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist in the year 1720.
Jan 06 The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings in the year 1720.
Jan 11 On this day in history gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent
Jan 27 On this day in history samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror)
Jan 31 Thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654) on this day in history.
Feb 01 Sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty on this day in history.
Feb 10 On this day in history edmund Halley appointed 2nd Astronomer Royal of England
Feb 11 On this day in history sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm)
Feb 29 On this day in history queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigns
Mar 06 Pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63 in the year 1720.
Mar 08 Georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
Apr 03 Elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 1720 great Plague of Marseille in France killing 100,000+ people
May 21 In the year 1720 antonio Corbisiero, composer
May 25 "Le Grand St Antoine" reaches Marseille, plague kills 80,000 in the year 1720.
Jun 09 Sweden & Denmark signs 3rd Treaty of Stockholm in the year 1720.
Jun 10 On this day in history mrs Clements of England markets 1st paste-style mustard
Jun 10 Mrs Clements of England markets first paste-style mustard on this day in history.
Jul 03 Sweden & Denmark sign peace treaty in the year 1720.
Jul 18 In the year 1720 gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer
Jul 20 In the year 1720 ignaz Vitzthumb, composer
Jul 24 Louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik in the year 1720.
Jul 27 Johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
Jul 27 On this day in history the second important victory of the Russian Navy
Aug 10 In the year 1720 franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer
Aug 11 Martin Gerbert, composer in the year 1720.
Aug 12 Martin Gerbert, [von Hornau], prince-abbot/music historian on this day in history.
Aug 17 In the year 1720 charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine)
Aug 20 In the year 1720 bernard de Bury, composer
Sep 12 On this day in history frederick Philipse III, NYC, land owner (Bronx, Westchester & Putnam)
Sep 12 On this day in history isaak of Hoornbeek elected Dutch pension advisor
Sep 22 In the year 1720 adolph Carl Kunzen, composer
Oct 03 On this day in history johann P Uz, German poet (Lyrische Poem)
Oct 04 On this day in history giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher
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