Historical Events Happened In 1740
Monday, 26 January 2015
Jan 02 In the year 1740 johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63
Jan 05 Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 in the year 1740.
Feb 03 In the year 1740 charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily
Feb 03 In the year 1740 guillaume Lasceux, composer
Feb 07 On this day in history adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP
Feb 08 On this day in history clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87
Feb 09 Vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
Feb 12 In the year 1740 matej Sojka, composer
Feb 15 Ernst Eichner, composer on this day in history.
Feb 16 Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) in the year 1740.
Feb 17 In the year 1740 horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist
Mar 06 Giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica) in the year 1740.
Mar 19 Johann Georg Roser, composer on this day in history.
Mar 24 John Antes, composer on this day in history.
Apr 02 On this day in history armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500)
Apr 04 In the year 1740 wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer
Apr 18 In the year 1740 francis Baring, banker/merchant
Apr 23 Thomas Tickell, poet, dies in the year 1740.
May 02 On this day in history elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society
May 09 Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville) on this day in history.
May 31 In the year 1740 frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51
Jun 02 Marquis de Sade, 1st known sadist/writer (Justine) on this day in history.
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 Luigi Gatti, composer in the year 1740.
Jun 18 On this day in history karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor
Jun 21 Hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief) in the year 1740.
Jun 22 In the year 1740 king Frederik II of Prussia ends torture & guarantees religion & freedom of the press
Jul 11 In the year 1740 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 Francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Aug 10 Samuel Arnold, composer in the year 1740.