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Famous Deaths In 1740

Saturday, 20 September 2014

Jan 02 On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63

Jan 05 On this day in history antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72

Jan 27 On this day in history death of louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692)

Feb 08 Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87 on this day in history.

Feb 09 Vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.

Feb 29 Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667) died on this day in history.

Apr 23 On this day in history thomas Tickell, poet, dies

Apr 25 Shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699) died on this day in history.

May 15 Ephraim Chambers, English encyclopaedist (b. 1680) died on this day in history.

May 31 On this day in history frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51

Jun 01 Samuel Werenfels, Swiss theologian (b. 1657) died on this day in history.

Jun 06 Alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony died on this day in history.

Jun 17 On this day in history death of sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687)

Jul 19 Francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71 on this day in history.

Oct 05 Johann Philipp Baratier, German scholar (b. 1721) died on this day in history.

Oct 20 On this day in history karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies

Oct 28 Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 on this day in history.

Dec 20 Richard Boyle, 2nd Viscount Shannon, English military officer and statesman (b. 1675) died on this day in history.

Dec 26 Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on this day in history.

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Famous Birthdays In 1740

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 03 Guillaume Lasceux, composer was born on this day in history.

Feb 07 On this day in history birth of adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP

Feb 12 Matej Sojka, composer was born on this day in history.

Feb 15 On this day in history birth of ernst Eichner, composer

Feb 16 Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) was born on this day in history.

Feb 17 Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist was born on this day in history.

Mar 06 On this day in history birth of giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica)

Mar 19 On this day in history birth of johann Georg Roser, composer