Historical Events In 1724
Thursday, 09 April 2020
Jan 14 Spanish King Philip V abdicates throne in the year 1724.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 13 Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
Feb 20 In the year 1724 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) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1724 henry Pelham becomes English minister of War
Apr 06 In the year 1724 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 1st Easter [NS=April 16] in the year 1724.
Apr 12 On this day in history lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence)
Apr 16 On this day in history 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9)
Apr 22 In the year 1724 immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason)
Apr 22 In the year 1724 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 In the year 1724 johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54
Jun 08 On this day in history john Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer
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 Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet on this day in history.
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 In the year 1724 john Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General)
Oct 01 Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer on this day in history.
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 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 Willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97) on this day in history.
Nov 16 Jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged on this day in history.
Nov 21 On this day in history john Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist