Jan 21 In the year 1774 mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56
Jan 30 On this day in history frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer, dies at 69
Feb 04 Charles Marie de La Condamine, French mathematician and geographer (b. 1701) died in the year 1774.
Feb 10 Florian Leopold Gassmann, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1774.
Apr 04 Oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17 on this day in history.
Apr 23 Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, painter, dies in the year 1774.
May 04 Anthony Ulrich II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (b. 1714) died on this day in history.
May 10 Louis XV, king of France (1715-74), dies at 64 on this day in history.