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Historical Events Happened In 1740

Sunday, 01 March 2015

Jan 02   In the year 1740 johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 05   In the year 1740 antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72  

Feb 03   Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily on this day in history.  

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

Feb 12   On this day in history matej Sojka, composer  

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 in the year 1740.  

Mar 06   On this day in history giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica)  

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

Mar 24   In the year 1740 john Antes, composer  

Apr 02   On this day in history armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500)  

Apr 04   Wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer in the year 1740.  

Apr 18   On this day in history francis Baring, banker/merchant  

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   The birth of Marquis de Sade, French author in the year 1740.  

Jun 06   Alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony in the year 1740.  

Jun 08   On this day in history gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer  

Jun 11   Luigi Gatti, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jun 21   Hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief) in the year 1740.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1740.  

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   On this day in history birth of guillaume Lasceux, composer  

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

Feb 12   On this day in history birth of matej Sojka, composer  

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

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

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 in the year 1740.  

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

Famous Deaths In 1740

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1740 johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 05   On this day in history antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72  

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   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   On this day in history thomas Tickell, poet, dies  

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)