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Historical Events Happened In 1740

Friday, 26 August 2016

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   On this day in history charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily  

Feb 03   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Matej Sojka, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Ernst Eichner, composer in the year 1740.  

Feb 16   Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) in the year 1740.  

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Feb 17   Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist on this day in history.  

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

Mar 19   In the year 1740 johann Georg Roser, composer  

Mar 24   John Antes, composer on this day in history.  

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   Francis Baring, banker/merchant on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1740.  

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 in the year 1740.  

Jun 06   In the year 1740 alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony  

Jun 08   Gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 11   In the year 1740 luigi Gatti, composer  

Jun 18   Karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor in the year 1740.  

Jun 21   In the year 1740 hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief)  

Jun 22   King Frederik II of Prussia ends torture & guarantees religion & freedom of the press in the year 1740.  

Jul 11   Czarina Anne of Little Russia, expels Jews in the year 1740.  

Jul 11   In the year 1740 jews are expelled from Little Russia by order of Czarina Anne  

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   Samuel Arnold, composer in the year 1740.  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 03   Guillaume Lasceux, composer was born in the year 1740.  

Feb 07   Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP was born on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history birth of matej Sojka, composer  

Feb 15   Ernst Eichner, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 17   Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist was born on this day in history.  

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

Mar 19   On this day in history birth of johann Georg Roser, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1740

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1740 johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 05   On this day in history antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72  

Jan 27   Louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692) died 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 in the year 1740.  

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

Apr 23   Thomas Tickell, poet, dies in the year 1740.  

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)  

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