Historical Events In 1720
Monday, 23 November 2020
Jan 04 On this day in history johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist
Jan 06 On this day in history the Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings.
Jan 11 On this day in history gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Utrechts regent
Jan 27 In the year 1720 samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror)
Jan 31 On this day in history thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654)
Feb 01 On this day in history sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty
Feb 10 Edmund Halley appointed 2nd Astronomer Royal of England in the year 1720.
Feb 11 Sweden & Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) in the year 1720.
Feb 29 Queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigns in the year 1720.
Mar 06 Pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63 on this day in history.
Mar 08 In the year 1720 georg Bronner, composer, dies at 53
Apr 03 On this day in history elia van Vilnius, [Elijahu ben Salomo Zalman], Latvian rabbi
May 01 On this day in history great Plague of Marseille in France killing 100,000+ people
May 21 Antonio Corbisiero, composer on this day in history.
May 25 In the year 1720 "Le Grand St Antoine" reaches Marseille, plague kills 80,000
Jun 09 On this day in history sweden & Denmark signs 3rd Treaty of Stockholm
Jun 10 In the year 1720 mrs Clements of England markets 1st paste-style mustard
Jun 10 In the year 1720 mrs Clements of England markets first paste-style mustard
Jul 03 Sweden & Denmark sign peace treaty on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 27 Johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1720.
Jul 27 The second important victory of the Russian Navy in the year 1720.
Aug 10 Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer on this day in history.
Aug 11 In the year 1720 martin Gerbert, composer
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 Bernard de Bury, composer on this day in history.
Sep 12 Frederick Philipse III, NYC, land owner (Bronx, Westchester & Putnam) in the year 1720.
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 Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher on this day in history.