On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1724

Historical Events

Music Premiere

George Frideric Handel's opera "Tamerlano" premieres at the King's Theatre in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Anstey, English poet (The New Bath Guide), born in Brinkley, England (d. 1805)
1724 Highlights

About October 31, 1724

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 296 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio