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Historical Events Happened In 1740

Saturday, 30 May 2015

Jan 02   Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 in the year 1740.  

Feb 03   On this day in history charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily  

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   On this day in history vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85  

Feb 12   Matej Sojka, composer in the year 1740.  

Feb 15   Ernst Eichner, composer in the year 1740.  

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

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

Mar 06   On this day in history 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   Armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500) in the year 1740.  

Apr 04   Wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 18   In the year 1740 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   On this day in history giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville)  

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) in the year 1740.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1740.  

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

Jul 11   Jews are expelled from Little Russia by order of Czarina Anne on this day in history.  

Jul 17   In the year 1740 prospero Lambertini chosen Pope Benedictus XIV  

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   In the year 1740 birth of guillaume Lasceux, composer  

Feb 07   On this day in history birth of adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP  

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

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

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

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

Mar 06   Giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica) was born in the year 1740.  

Mar 19   In the year 1740 birth of johann Georg Roser, composer  

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 in the year 1740.  

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 in the year 1740.  

Feb 09   In the year 1740 vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85  

Feb 29   Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667) died on this day in history.  

Apr 23   In the year 1740 thomas Tickell, poet, dies  

Apr 25   Shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699) died in the year 1740.