1720 in History – What happened in year 1720

In history, year 1720 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1720.

Know what happened in 1720:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident


List of famous birthdays in the year 1720:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 NovemberToussaint-Guillaume Picquet de la Motte / Admiral / France
03 OctoberJohann Uz / Poet / Germany
04 OctoberGiovanni Battista Piranesi / Sculptor / Italy
04 January Johann Friedrich Agricola / Composer / Germany
08 AugustCarl Fredrik Pechlin / Politician / Sweden
08 MayWilliam Cavendish / Politician / United Kingdom
13 DecemberCarlo Gozzi / Playwright / Italy
13 January Richard Hurd / Bishop / United Kingdom
13 March Charles Bonnet / Author / Switzerland
14 DecemberJustus Möser / Jurist / Germany
16 NovemberCarlo Antonio Campioni / Composer / France
17 OctoberMaria Teresa Agnesi Pinottini / Composer / Italy
18 JulyGilbert White / Ornithologist / United Kingdom
19 OctoberJohn Woolman / Journalist / United States of America
20 AugustBernard de Bury / Composer / France
22 March Nicolas-Henri Jardin / Architect / France
23 AprilVilna Gaon / Author / Lithuania
26 February Gian Francesco Albani / Cardinal / Italy
30 January Charles De Geer / Archaeologist / Sweden
30 AugustSamuel Whitbread / Politician / United Kingdom

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