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Historical Events Happened In 1740

Friday, 31 October 2014

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

Feb 03   Guillaume Lasceux, composer in the year 1740.  

Feb 07   In the year 1740 adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP  

Feb 08   In the year 1740 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   Matej Sojka, composer in the year 1740.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Francis Baring, banker/merchant in the year 1740.  

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   In the year 1740 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 in the year 1740.  

Jun 11   On this day in history luigi Gatti, composer  

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

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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1740 samuel Arnold, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1740

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 in the year 1740.  

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

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

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

Feb 17   On this day in history birth of horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist  

Mar 06   In the year 1740 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   Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1740.  

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