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Historical Events Happened In 1740

Thursday, 05 May 2016

Jan 02   Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1740.  

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   On this day in history guillaume Lasceux, composer  

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

Feb 08   Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87 in the year 1740.  

Feb 09   On this day in history vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85  

Feb 12   On this day in history matej Sojka, composer  

Feb 15   In the year 1740 ernst Eichner, composer  

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

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 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   On this day in history wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer  

Apr 18   Francis Baring, banker/merchant in the year 1740.  

Apr 23   On this day in history thomas Tickell, poet, dies  

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

May 09   Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville) on this day in history.  

May 31   In the year 1740 frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51  

Jun 02   In the year 1740 marquis de Sade, 1st known sadist/writer (Justine)  

Jun 02   The birth of Marquis de Sade, French author on this day in history.  

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

Jun 08   Gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer in the year 1740.  

Jun 11   Luigi Gatti, composer in the year 1740.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history czarina Anne of Little Russia, expels Jews  

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

Jul 17   Prospero Lambertini chosen Pope Benedictus XIV on this day in history.  

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

Aug 10   Samuel Arnold, composer in the year 1740.  

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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   In the year 1740 birth of adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP  

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

Feb 15   Ernst Eichner, composer was born in the year 1740.  

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

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

Mar 06   In the year 1740 birth of giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica)  

Mar 19   Johann Georg Roser, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1740 antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72  

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 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 on this day in history.  

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.  

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