1721 in History – What happened in year 1721

In history, year 1721 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 1721.

Know what happened in 1721:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
24 March Johann Sebastian Bach presented Margrave Christian Ludwig of Brandenburg-Schwedt with six concertos, now commonly called the Brandenburg concertos (no. 1 featured).
24 March Johann Sebastian Bach presented Margrave Christian Ludwig ofBrandenburg-Schwedt with six concertos, now commonly called theBrandenburg concertos.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1721:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 AprilPieter Hellendaal / Violinist / United Kingdom
03 February Friedrich Wilhelm von Seydlitz / General / Prussia
04 AugustGranville Leveson-Gower / Politician / United Kingdom
06 DecemberJames Elphinston / Philologist / Scotland
06 DecemberGuillaume-Chrétien de Lamoignon de Malesherbes / Politician / France
09 NovemberMark Akenside / Poet / United Kingdom
09 SeptemberFredrik Henrik af Chapman / Admiral / Sweden
09 DecemberPeter Pelham / Composer / United States of America
11 AprilDavid Zeisberger / Missionary / United States of America
12 January Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel / Field Marshal / Prussia
14 SeptemberEliphalet Dyer / Lawyer / United States of America
14 JulyJohn Douglas / Scholar / Scotland
19 SeptemberWilliam Robertson / Historian / Scotland
19 OctoberJoseph de Guignes / Orientalist / France
19 March Tobias Smollett / Author / Italy
19 January Jean-Philippe Baratier / Author / Germany
21 January James Murray / Politician / Scotland
24 February John McKinly / Politician / United States of America
27 DecemberFrançois Hemsterhuis / Author / Netherlands
31 AugustGeorge Hervey / Politician / United Kingdom

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