Historical Events Happened In 1740
Friday, 24 October 2014
Jan 02 On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63
Jan 05 In the year 1740 antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72
Feb 03 In the year 1740 charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily
Feb 03 Guillaume Lasceux, composer in the year 1740.
Feb 07 On this day in history adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP
Feb 08 Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87 in the year 1740.
Feb 09 In the year 1740 vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85
Feb 12 Matej Sojka, composer on this day in history.
Feb 15 On this day in history ernst Eichner, composer
Feb 16 Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) on this day in history.
Feb 17 On this day in history horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist
Mar 06 In the year 1740 giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica)
Mar 19 On this day in history johann Georg Roser, composer
Mar 24 In the year 1740 john Antes, composer
Apr 02 In the year 1740 armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500)
Apr 04 On this day in history wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer
Apr 18 On this day in history francis Baring, banker/merchant
Apr 23 Thomas Tickell, poet, dies in the year 1740.
May 02 Elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society in the year 1740.
May 09 Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville) in the year 1740.
May 31 Frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51 on this day in history.
Jun 02 Marquis de Sade, 1st known sadist/writer (Justine) on this day in history.
Jun 02 The birth of Marquis de Sade, French author on this day in history.
Jun 06 Alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony on this day in history.
Jun 08 Gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer on this day in history.
Jun 11 Luigi Gatti, composer in the year 1740.
Jun 18 In the year 1740 karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor
Jun 21 Hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief) in the year 1740.
Jun 22 In the year 1740 king Frederik II of Prussia ends torture & guarantees religion & freedom of the press
Jul 11 In the year 1740 czarina Anne of Little Russia, expels Jews
Jul 11 Jews are expelled from Little Russia by order of Czarina Anne in the year 1740.
Jul 17 Prospero Lambertini chosen Pope Benedictus XIV on this day in history.
Jul 19 On this day in history francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71
Aug 10 In the year 1740 samuel Arnold, composer