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Famous Deaths In 1740

Friday, 25 July 2014

Jan 02 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.

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 On this day in history clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87

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

Feb 29 On this day in history death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)

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

Apr 25 On this day in history death of shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699)

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 Sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687) died on this day in history.

Jul 19 On this day in history francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71

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

Oct 20 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies on this day in history.

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 On this day in history mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies

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Famous Birthdays In 1740

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 03 On this day in history birth of guillaume Lasceux, composer

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 Ernst Eichner, composer was born on this day in history.

Feb 16 On this day in history birth of giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)

Feb 17 On this day in history birth of horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist

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

Mar 19 Johann Georg Roser, composer was born on this day in history.