Historical Events in April 1724

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 1 Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War

British Prime Minister Henry Pelham
British Prime Minister
Henry Pelham

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Apr 1 Jonathan Swift publishes Drapier's letters

Author, Poet and Satirist Jonathan Swift
Author, Poet and Satirist
Jonathan Swift

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 6 Thomas Pelham-Holles becomes British Minister of Foreign Affairs

British Prime Minister Thomas Pelham-Holles
British Prime Minister
Thomas Pelham-Holles

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Apr 7 Johann Sebastian Bach's "St John Passion" premieres in Leipzig