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Historical Events Happened In 1740

Monday, 20 October 2014

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   Guillaume Lasceux, composer in the year 1740.  

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 in the year 1740.  

Feb 09   Vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history matej Sojka, composer  

Feb 15   On this day in history ernst Eichner, composer  

Feb 16   Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 19   In the year 1740 johann Georg Roser, composer  

Mar 24   In the year 1740 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   In the year 1740 francis Baring, banker/merchant  

Apr 23   Thomas Tickell, poet, dies on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51  

Jun 02   Marquis de Sade, 1st known sadist/writer (Justine) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 21   On this day in history hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief)  

Jun 22   In the year 1740 king Frederik II of Prussia ends torture & guarantees religion & freedom of the press  

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

Jul 11   On this day in history jews are expelled from Little Russia by order of Czarina Anne  

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

Jul 19   Francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71 in the year 1740.  

Aug 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 1740 birth of adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP  

Feb 12   In the year 1740 birth of matej Sojka, composer  

Feb 15   On this day in history birth of ernst Eichner, composer  

Feb 16   Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 17   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1740 antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72  

Jan 27   On this day in history death of louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692)  

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 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   On this day in history death of shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699)