Historical Events In 1724
Friday, 31 March 2023
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 In the year 1724 ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer
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 On this day in history 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 Enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81 on this day in history.
Apr 01 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 1st Easter [NS=April 16]
Apr 12 Lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence) in the year 1724.
Apr 16 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9) on this day in history.
Apr 22 In the year 1724 immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason)
Apr 22 The birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher in the year 1724.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 08 John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer in the year 1724.
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 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 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 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 In the year 1724 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) in the year 1724.
Nov 16 Jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged on this day in history.
Nov 21 John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist in the year 1724.
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