Historical Events In 1724
Thursday, 18 October 2018
Jan 14 Spanish King Philip V abdicates throne on this day in history.
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 Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer in the year 1724.
Feb 13 On this day in history francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43
Feb 20 On this day in history georg F Handel's opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto," premieres in London
Feb 29 In the year 1724 eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822)
Mar 07 In the year 1724 innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68
Mar 08 In the year 1724 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 on this day in history.
Apr 07 Johann S Bach's "John Passion" premieres in Leipzig in the year 1724.
Apr 09 1st Easter [NS=April 16] in the year 1724.
Apr 12 Lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence) on this day in history.
Apr 16 On this day in history 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9)
Apr 22 On this day in history immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason)
Apr 22 In the year 1724 the birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher
Apr 27 On this day in history ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer
May 10 Johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank) on this day in history.
May 18 Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54 on this day in history.
Jun 08 On this day in history john Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer
Jun 23 Russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople on this day in history.
Jun 24 Johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77 in the year 1724.
Jul 02 On this day in history friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet
Aug 24 In the year 1724 andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75
Aug 24 The birth of George Stubbs, British painter on this day in history.
Aug 25 George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion) in the year 1724.
Sep 01 John Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General) in the year 1724.
Oct 01 Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer in the year 1724.
Oct 13 Jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters in the year 1724.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 11 Willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97) in the year 1724.
Nov 16 In the year 1724 jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged
Nov 21 John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist in the year 1724.