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Historical Events Happened In 1740

Sunday, 29 March 2015

Jan 02   On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 05   Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily in the year 1740.  

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

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

Feb 15   Ernst Eichner, composer in the year 1740.  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1740 horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist  

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

Mar 19   In the year 1740 johann Georg Roser, composer  

Mar 24   On this day in history john Antes, composer  

Apr 02   In the year 1740 armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500)  

Apr 04   Wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

May 02   In the year 1740 elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society  

May 09   On this day in history giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville)  

May 31   In the year 1740 frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51  

Jun 02   In the year 1740 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   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   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   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   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   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   In the year 1740 birth of matej Sojka, composer  

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

Feb 16   On this day in history birth of giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)  

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

Mar 06   Giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica) was born in the year 1740.  

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

Famous Deaths In 1740

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1740.  

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   On this day in history death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)  

Apr 23   In the year 1740 thomas Tickell, poet, dies  

Apr 25   In the year 1740 death of shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699)