Historical Events In 1724
Friday, 24 May 2019
Jan 14 Spanish King Philip V abdicates throne in the year 1724.
Jan 28 On this day in history 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 On this day in history ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer
Feb 13 Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
Feb 20 Georg F Handel's opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto," premieres in London on this day in history.
Feb 29 Eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history henry Pelham becomes English minister of War
Apr 06 Duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs in the year 1724.
Apr 07 On this day in history johann S Bach's "John Passion" premieres in Leipzig
Apr 09 In the year 1724 1st Easter [NS=April 16]
Apr 12 On this day in history lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence)
Apr 16 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9) in the year 1724.
Apr 22 In the year 1724 immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason)
Apr 22 The birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher on this day in history.
Apr 27 In the year 1724 ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer
May 10 Johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank) in the year 1724.
May 18 In the year 1724 johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54
Jun 08 John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer on this day in history.
Jun 23 In the year 1724 russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople
Jun 24 Johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77 in the year 1724.
Jul 02 Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet in the year 1724.
Aug 24 Andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1724.
Aug 24 The birth of George Stubbs, British painter on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history 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 In the year 1724 giovanni Battista Cirri, composer
Oct 13 In the year 1724 jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters
Oct 15 On this day in history 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 in the year 1724.
Nov 11 On this day in history willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)
Nov 16 In the year 1724 jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged
Nov 21 John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist on this day in history.