Historical Events In 1724
Sunday, 18 April 2021
Jan 14 In the year 1724 spanish King Philip V abdicates throne
Jan 28 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 on this day in history.
Jan 30 On this day in history ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer
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 in the year 1724.
Feb 29 In the year 1724 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 On this day in history enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81
Apr 01 In the year 1724 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 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 In the year 1724 lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence)
Apr 16 In the year 1724 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9)
Apr 22 Immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason) on this day in history.
Apr 22 The birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher in the year 1724.
Apr 27 On this day in history ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer
May 10 Johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank) in the year 1724.
May 18 Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54 in the year 1724.
Jun 08 John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer in the year 1724.
Jun 23 Russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople in the year 1724.
Jun 24 On this day in history johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77
Jul 02 In the year 1724 friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet
Aug 24 Andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Aug 24 The birth of George Stubbs, British painter in the year 1724.
Aug 25 In the year 1724 george Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion)
Sep 01 John Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General) on this day in history.
Oct 01 Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer in the year 1724.
Oct 13 On this day in history jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters
Oct 15 Cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church in the year 1724.
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 Willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97) on this day in history.
Nov 16 In the year 1724 jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged
Nov 21 On this day in history john Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist