On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1724

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic 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? 295 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio