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Historical Events Happened In 1740

Friday, 18 April 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   Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily on this day in history.  

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

Feb 07   Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP 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 12   On this day in history matej Sojka, composer  

Feb 15   On this day in history ernst Eichner, composer  

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   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   Armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500) on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer  

Apr 18   On this day in history francis Baring, banker/merchant  

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

May 02   Elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society on this day in history.  

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   Marquis de Sade, 1st known sadist/writer (Justine) on this day in history.  

Jun 02   On this day in history the birth of Marquis de Sade, French author  

Jun 06   On this day in history alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony  

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

Jun 11   On this day in history luigi Gatti, composer  

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

Jul 17   Prospero Lambertini chosen Pope Benedictus XIV on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP  

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

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

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

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)