Historical Events In 1740
Monday, 18 June 2018
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 On this day in history charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily
Feb 03 Guillaume Lasceux, composer on this day in history.
Feb 07 In the year 1740 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 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 Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) in the year 1740.
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 In the year 1740 johann Georg Roser, composer
Mar 24 John Antes, composer in the year 1740.
Apr 02 In the year 1740 armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500)
Apr 04 In the year 1740 wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer
Apr 18 On this day in history francis Baring, banker/merchant
Apr 23 Thomas Tickell, poet, dies in the year 1740.
May 02 In the year 1740 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 in the year 1740.
Jun 02 In the year 1740 marquis de Sade, 1st known sadist/writer (Justine)
Jun 02 The birth of Marquis de Sade, French author in the year 1740.
Jun 06 In the year 1740 alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony
Jun 08 In the year 1740 gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer
Jun 11 In the year 1740 luigi Gatti, composer
Jun 18 Karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor in the year 1740.
Jun 21 In the year 1740 hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief)
Jun 22 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 Francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71 in the year 1740.
Aug 10 Samuel Arnold, composer on this day in history.