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Historical Events Happened In 1740

Thursday, 24 July 2014

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   Vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Matej Sojka, composer on this day in history.  

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

Feb 16   On this day in history giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)  

Feb 17   On this day in history horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist  

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   John Antes, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 18   Francis Baring, banker/merchant on this day in history.  

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

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   Luigi Gatti, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 18   Karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor on this day in history.  

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   Czarina Anne of Little Russia, expels Jews on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history 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   On this day in history francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71  

Aug 10   On this day in history 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   Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history birth of ernst Eichner, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 19   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 27   On this day in history death of louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699) died on this day in history.