Historical Events In 1724
Saturday, 23 March 2019
Jan 14 In the year 1724 spanish King Philip V abdicates throne
Jan 28 In the year 1724 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 Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1724.
Feb 20 On this day in history georg F Handel's opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto," premieres in London
Feb 29 Eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822) in the year 1724.
Mar 07 Innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68 on this day in history.
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 Johann S Bach's "John Passion" premieres in Leipzig on this day in history.
Apr 09 1st Easter [NS=April 16] on this day in history.
Apr 12 On this day in history 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) in the year 1724.
Apr 22 The birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher on this day in history.
Apr 27 Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1724.
Jun 08 John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer on this day in history.
Jun 23 On this day in history 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 On this day in history andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75
Aug 24 The birth of George Stubbs, British painter on this day in history.
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) in the year 1724.
Oct 01 In the year 1724 giovanni Battista Cirri, composer
Oct 13 In the year 1724 jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters
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 on this day in history.
Nov 11 In the year 1724 willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)
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