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Historical Events For 1740

Thursday, 25 May 2017

Jan 02   On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 05   Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 in the year 1740.  

Feb 03   In the year 1740 charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily  

Feb 03   Guillaume Lasceux, composer in the year 1740.  

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

Feb 08   Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   In the year 1740 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 in the year 1740.  

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

Mar 19   On this day in history johann Georg Roser, composer  

Mar 24   On this day in history john Antes, composer  

Apr 02   Armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500) in the year 1740.  

Apr 04   On this day in history wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer  

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

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   Frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Jun 02   On this day in history marquis de Sade, 1st known sadist/writer (Justine)  

Jun 02   On this day in history the birth of Marquis de Sade, French author  

Jun 06   Alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony on this day in history.  

Jun 08   Gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 11   In the year 1740 luigi Gatti, composer  

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

Jun 21   In the year 1740 hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief)  

Jun 22   King Frederik II of Prussia ends torture & guarantees religion & freedom of the press in the year 1740.  

Jul 11   In the year 1740 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 in the year 1740.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1740.  

Feb 15   In the year 1740 birth of ernst Eichner, composer  

Feb 16   In the year 1740 birth of giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)  

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   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   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 in the year 1740.  

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 in the year 1740.  

Feb 29   Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667) died on this day in history.  

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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