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Historical Events Happened In 1740

Monday, 24 November 2014

Jan 02   Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1740.  

Jan 05   Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 03   Guillaume Lasceux, composer on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1740.  

Feb 09   Vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1740.  

Feb 12   On this day in history matej Sojka, composer  

Feb 15   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 06   Giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica) in the year 1740.  

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

Mar 24   John Antes, composer on this day in history.  

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

Apr 04   Wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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) in the year 1740.  

Jun 02   The birth of Marquis de Sade, French author in the year 1740.  

Jun 06   On this day in history alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony  

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

Jun 11   In the year 1740 luigi Gatti, composer  

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   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   On this day in history prospero Lambertini chosen Pope Benedictus XIV  

Jul 19   In the year 1740 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   Guillaume Lasceux, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history 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   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   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   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 in the year 1740.  

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

Apr 23   On this day in history thomas Tickell, poet, dies  

Apr 25   Shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699) died in the year 1740.