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Millennium: 2nd millennium
January 15: King Felipe V of Spain abdicates in favor of his son, who becomes King Luis I but dies 7 months later.
1724: Blenheim Palace is completed.
1724 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1724
Ab urbe condita2477
Armenian calendar1173
Assyrian calendar6474
Balinese saka calendar1645–1646
Bengali calendar1131
Berber calendar2674
British Regnal year10 Geo. 1 – 11 Geo. 1
Buddhist calendar2268
Burmese calendar1086
Byzantine calendar7232–7233
Chinese calendar癸卯年 (Water Rabbit)
4421 or 4214
    — to —
甲辰年 (Wood Dragon)
4422 or 4215
Coptic calendar1440–1441
Discordian calendar2890
Ethiopian calendar1716–1717
Hebrew calendar5484–5485
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1780–1781
 - Shaka Samvat1645–1646
 - Kali Yuga4824–4825
Holocene calendar11724
Igbo calendar724–725
Iranian calendar1102–1103
Islamic calendar1136–1137
Japanese calendarKyōhō 9
Javanese calendar1648–1649
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4057
Minguo calendar188 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar256
Thai solar calendar2266–2267
Tibetan calendar阴水兔年
(female Water-Rabbit)
1850 or 1469 or 697
    — to —
(male Wood-Dragon)
1851 or 1470 or 698

1724 (MDCCXXIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1724th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 724th year of the 2nd millennium, the 24th year of the 18th century, and the 5th year of the 1720s decade. As of the start of 1724, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.






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Louise of Great Britain


Pope Innocent XIII
Saint Ludovico Sabbatini
Jack Sheppard


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