Historical Events In 1724
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Jan 14 In the year 1724 spanish King Philip V abdicates throne
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 In the year 1724 ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer
Feb 13 Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1724.
Feb 20 Georg F Handel's opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto," premieres in London in the year 1724.
Feb 29 Eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822) on this day in history.
Mar 07 Innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Mar 08 Enrico Giovanni Zuccalli, Swiss architect, dies at about 81 on this day in history.
Apr 01 Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War on this day in history.
Apr 06 In the year 1724 duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs
Apr 07 Johann S Bach's "John Passion" premieres in Leipzig on this day in history.
Apr 09 In the year 1724 1st Easter [NS=April 16]
Apr 12 In the year 1724 lyman Hall, US physician (signed Declaration of Independence)
Apr 16 1st Easter observed (OS=Apr 9) on this day in history.
Apr 22 Immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason) in the year 1724.
Apr 22 In the year 1724 the birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher
Apr 27 Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer in the year 1724.
May 10 In the year 1724 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 In the year 1724 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 on this day in history.
Aug 24 On this day in history andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75
Aug 24 On this day in history the birth of George Stubbs, British painter
Aug 25 George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion) in the year 1724.
Sep 01 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged
Nov 21 John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist on this day in history.