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Historical Events Happened In 1740

Sunday, 29 May 2016

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   On this day in history guillaume Lasceux, composer  

Feb 07   Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP on this day in history.  

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 12   Matej Sojka, composer in the year 1740.  

Feb 15   In the year 1740 ernst Eichner, composer  

Feb 16   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville)  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1740 luigi Gatti, composer  

Jun 18   On this day in history karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor  

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

Jun 22   On this day in history king Frederik II of Prussia ends torture & guarantees religion & freedom of the press  

Jul 11   In the year 1740 czarina Anne of Little Russia, expels Jews  

Jul 11   Jews are expelled from Little Russia by order of Czarina Anne in the year 1740.  

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   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   In the year 1740 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 27   In the year 1740 death of louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692)  

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

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

Feb 29   On this day in history death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)  

Apr 23   In the year 1740 thomas Tickell, poet, dies  

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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