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Historical Events Happened In 1740

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

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  

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   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   On this day in history vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85  

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

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

Feb 16   Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 19   Johann Georg Roser, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 24   On this day in history john Antes, composer  

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

May 31   On this day in history frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51  

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

Jun 02   The birth of Marquis de Sade, French author on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor  

Jun 21   Hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief) on this day in history.  

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   Jews are expelled from Little Russia by order of Czarina Anne on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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  

Jan 27   Louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history death of shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699)