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Historical Events Happened In 1740

Monday, 25 July 2016

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   Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily in the year 1740.  

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

Feb 12   Matej Sojka, composer in the year 1740.  

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.  

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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   In the year 1740 john Antes, composer  

Apr 02   Armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 02   Marquis de Sade, 1st known sadist/writer (Justine) in the year 1740.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 11   Luigi Gatti, composer in the year 1740.  

Jun 18   In the year 1740 karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor  

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

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   In the year 1740 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 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 16   On this day in history 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   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   Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1740.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 29   In the year 1740 death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)  

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

Apr 25   In the year 1740 death of shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699)  

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