Historical Events Happened In 1740
Sunday, 01 March 2015
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 Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily on this day in history.
Feb 03 In the year 1740 guillaume Lasceux, composer
Feb 07 In the year 1740 adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP
Feb 08 On this day in history clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87
Feb 09 In the year 1740 vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85
Feb 12 On this day in history matej Sojka, composer
Feb 15 Ernst Eichner, composer on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1740 giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)
Feb 17 Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist in the year 1740.
Mar 06 On this day in history giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica)
Mar 19 Johann Georg Roser, composer on this day in history.
Mar 24 In the year 1740 john Antes, composer
Apr 02 On this day in history armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500)
Apr 04 Wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer in the year 1740.
Apr 18 On this day in history francis Baring, banker/merchant
Apr 23 In the year 1740 thomas Tickell, poet, dies
May 02 Elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society on this day in history.
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 On this day in history marquis de Sade, 1st known sadist/writer (Justine)
Jun 02 The birth of Marquis de Sade, French author in the year 1740.
Jun 06 Alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony in the year 1740.
Jun 08 On this day in history gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer
Jun 11 Luigi Gatti, composer on this day in history.
Jun 18 Karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor in the year 1740.
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 Czarina Anne of Little Russia, expels Jews on this day in history.
Jul 11 In the year 1740 jews are expelled from Little Russia by order of Czarina Anne
Jul 17 Prospero Lambertini chosen Pope Benedictus XIV on this day in history.
Jul 19 Francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71 in the year 1740.
Aug 10 Samuel Arnold, composer in the year 1740.