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Historical Events Happened In 1740

Sunday, 26 April 2015

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   In the year 1740 charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily  

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

Feb 07   Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP in the year 1740.  

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 in the year 1740.  

Feb 12   In the year 1740 matej Sojka, composer  

Feb 15   Ernst Eichner, composer in the year 1740.  

Feb 16   In the year 1740 giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)  

Feb 17   Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist in the year 1740.  

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   In the year 1740 wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer  

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

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

May 02   Elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society in the year 1740.  

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   Alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony on this day in history.  

Jun 08   On this day in history gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer  

Jun 11   Luigi Gatti, composer in the year 1740.  

Jun 18   Karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor in the year 1740.  

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   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   Prospero Lambertini chosen Pope Benedictus XIV on this day in history.  

Jul 19   In the year 1740 francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71  

Aug 10   Samuel Arnold, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 15   In the year 1740 birth of ernst Eichner, composer  

Feb 16   Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) was born in the year 1740.  

Feb 17   Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist was born in the year 1740.  

Mar 06   In the year 1740 birth of giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica)  

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   Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 in the year 1740.  

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   Thomas Tickell, poet, dies in the year 1740.  

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.