Historical Events Happened In 1740
Friday, 31 October 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 Guillaume Lasceux, composer in the year 1740.
Feb 07 In the year 1740 adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP
Feb 08 In the year 1740 clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87
Feb 09 In the year 1740 vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85
Feb 12 Matej Sojka, composer in the year 1740.
Feb 15 Ernst Eichner, composer on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1740 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 On this day in history john Antes, composer
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 in the year 1740.
Apr 23 In the year 1740 thomas Tickell, poet, dies
May 02 Elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society on this day in history.
May 09 Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville) in the year 1740.
May 31 In the year 1740 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 In the year 1740 the birth of Marquis de Sade, French author
Jun 06 On this day in history alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony
Jun 08 Gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer in the year 1740.
Jun 11 On this day in history luigi Gatti, composer
Jun 18 Karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor in the year 1740.
Jun 21 Hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief) on this day in history.
Jun 22 King Frederik II of Prussia ends torture & guarantees religion & freedom of the press in the year 1740.
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 In the year 1740 prospero Lambertini chosen Pope Benedictus XIV
Jul 19 On this day in history francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71
Aug 10 In the year 1740 samuel Arnold, composer