1720 was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1720th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 720th year of the 2nd millennium, the 20th year of the 18th century, and the 1st year of the 1720s decade. As of the start of 1720, the ...
1720 January–March [ edit] January 21 – Sweden and Prussia sign the Treaty of Stockholm (Great Northern War). February 10 – Edmond Halley is appointed as Astronomer Royal for England. February 17 – The Treaty of The Hague is signed between Spain, Britain, France, Austria and the Dutch Republic, ending the War of the Quadruple Alliance. 
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January–March. January 12 – Şehzade Mehmed, the 15-year old half-brother of Ottoman Sultan Osman II, is put to death by hanging on Osman's orders.Before dying, Mehmed prays aloud that Osman's reign as Sultan be ruined.
1747 or 1366 or 594. September: Battle of Cecora. 1620 ( MDCXX) was a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar, the 1620th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 620th year of the 2nd millennium, the 20th year of the 17th century, and the ...