1724 in History – What happened in year 1724

In history, year 1724 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 1724.

Know what happened in 1724:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
07 AprilJohann Sebastian Bach debuted the St John Passion, a musical representation of the Passion, at the St. Thomas Church in Leipzig.
07 DecemberIn Torun, Royal Prussia, Polish authorities executed thecity's mayor and nine other Lutheran officials following tensionsbetween Protestants and Catholics.
07 AprilJohann Sebastian Bach debuted the St John Passion, a musicalrepresentation of the Passion, at the St. Thomas Church in Leipzig.
14 January Philip V, the first Bourbon ruler of Spain, abdicated thethrone to his eldest son Louis.
14 JanuaryPhilip V, the first Bourbon ruler of Spain, abdicated in favorof his eldest son Louis.
14 JanuaryPhilip V, the first Bourbon ruler of Spain, abdicated in favor of his eldest son Louis.
07 AprilJohann Sebastian Bach debuted the St John Passion, a musical representation of the Passion, at the St. Thomas Church in Leipzig.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1724:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 OctoberGiovanni Battista Cirri / Composer / Italy
02 JulyFriedrich Gottlieb Klopstock / Poet / Germany
06 March Henry Laurens / Politician / United States of America
07 MayDagobert Sigmund von Wurmser / Field Marshal / Austria
08 JuneJohn Smeaton / Engineer / United Kingdom
12 AprilLyman Hall / Physician / United States of America
12 DecemberSamuel Hood / Politician / United Kingdom
12 January Frances Brooke / Author / United Kingdom
13 DecemberFranz Aepinus / Philosopher / Germany
19 MayAugustus Hervey / Politician / United Kingdom
22 AprilImmanuel Kant / Philosopher / Germany
23 AugustAbraham Yates / Lawyer / United States of America
25 AugustGeorge Stubbs / Painter / United Kingdom
27 March Jane Colden / Author / United States of America
27 AugustJohn Joachim Zubly / Pastorplanter / Switzerland
28 February George Townshend / Politician / United Kingdom
29 AugustGiovanni Battista Casti / Author / Italy
29 February Eva Marie Veigel / Daner / United Kingdom
30 DecemberLouis-Jean-François Lagrenée / Painter / France
31 JulyNoël François de Wailly / Author / France

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