On This Day

Events in History in December 1724

  • Dec 7 Tumult of Thorn - religious unrest was followed by the execution of nine Protestant citizens and the mayor of Thorn (Toruń) by Polish authorities.
  • Dec 9 Colley Cibber's play "Caesar in Egypt" premieres in London

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Dec 23 Emperor Charles VI names Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria land guardian of the Austrian Netherlands

Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles VI