Historical Events Happened In 1740
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Jan 02 In the year 1740 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 In the year 1740 guillaume Lasceux, composer
Feb 07 Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP on this day in history.
Feb 08 In the year 1740 clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87
Feb 09 Vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1740.
Feb 12 Matej Sojka, composer in the year 1740.
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 Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist in the year 1740.
Mar 06 Giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica) on this day in history.
Mar 19 In the year 1740 johann Georg Roser, composer
Mar 24 On this day in history john Antes, composer
Apr 02 Armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500) on this day in history.
Apr 04 In the year 1740 wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer
Apr 18 In the year 1740 francis Baring, banker/merchant
Apr 23 Thomas Tickell, poet, dies on this day in history.
May 02 In the year 1740 elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society
May 09 Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville) in the year 1740.
May 31 In the year 1740 frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51
Jun 02 Marquis de Sade, 1st known sadist/writer (Justine) on this day in history.
Jun 02 On this day in history the birth of Marquis de Sade, French author
Jun 06 On this day in history alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony
Jun 08 In the year 1740 gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer
Jun 11 In the year 1740 luigi Gatti, composer
Jun 18 On this day in history karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor
Jun 21 Hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 17 On this day in history prospero Lambertini chosen Pope Benedictus XIV
Jul 19 In the year 1740 francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71
Aug 10 In the year 1740 samuel Arnold, composer