Historical Events Happened In 1740
Sunday, 26 October 2014
Aug 13 Hunger strike in Rotterdam on this day in history.
Aug 14 Pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23) on this day in history.
Aug 15 On this day in history m Claudius, writer
Aug 23 In the year 1740 ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41)
Aug 26 Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning) in the year 1740.
Aug 26 In the year 1740 the birth of Joseph Montgolfier, With his brother invented the hot air balloon
Oct 08 On this day in history chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia
Oct 08 Michel-Julien Mathieu, composer on this day in history.
Oct 09 Neth gov-general Adriaen Valckenier allows murder of 8000 Chinese inhabitants of Batavia on this day in history.
Oct 14 On this day in history joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05)
Oct 17 Ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia on this day in history.
Oct 20 In the year 1740 belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)
Oct 20 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies on this day in history.
Oct 20 Maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia in the year 1740.
Oct 26 On this day in history ernest Louis Muller, composer
Oct 28 On this day in history anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47
Oct 28 Ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17] on this day in history.
Oct 29 On this day in history james Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer
Oct 29 The birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist in the year 1740.
Oct 31 In the year 1740 william Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
Nov 24 John Bacon, English sculptor on this day in history.
Dec 13 On this day in history franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer
Dec 16 In the year 1740 prussian Libya falls to Silezie
Dec 26 In the year 1740 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies