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Historical Events Happened In 1740

Tuesday, 07 July 2015

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  

Feb 03   Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily on this day in history.  

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

Feb 07   Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP in the year 1740.  

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 12   Matej Sojka, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history ernst Eichner, composer  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1740 horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist  

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   John Antes, composer on this day in history.  

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   Thomas Tickell, poet, dies in the year 1740.  

May 02   Elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society in the year 1740.  

May 09   In the year 1740 giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville)  

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   On this day in history the birth of Marquis de Sade, French author  

Jun 06   Alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony in the year 1740.  

Jun 08   In the year 1740 gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer  

Jun 11   In the year 1740 luigi Gatti, composer  

Jun 18   In the year 1740 karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor  

Jun 21   Hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief) on this day in history.  

Jun 22   King Frederik II of Prussia ends torture & guarantees religion & freedom of the press on this day in history.  

Jul 11   In the year 1740 czarina Anne of Little Russia, expels Jews  

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 in the year 1740.  

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

Aug 10   Samuel Arnold, composer on this day in history.  

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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   Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP was born on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Matej Sojka, composer was born in the year 1740.  

Feb 15   In the year 1740 birth of ernst Eichner, composer  

Feb 16   In the year 1740 birth of giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)  

Feb 17   In the year 1740 birth of horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist  

Mar 06   Giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 19   Johann Georg Roser, composer was born in the year 1740.  

Famous Deaths In 1740

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

Jan 05   Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692) died on this day in history.  

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