Historical Events Happened In 1740
Sunday, 23 November 2014
Aug 13 On this day in history hunger strike in Rotterdam
Aug 14 On this day in history pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23)
Aug 15 In the year 1740 m Claudius, writer
Aug 23 In the year 1740 ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41)
Aug 26 Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning) on this day in history.
Aug 26 On this day in history 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 In the year 1740 michel-Julien Mathieu, composer
Oct 09 Neth gov-general Adriaen Valckenier allows murder of 8000 Chinese inhabitants of Batavia in the year 1740.
Oct 14 In the year 1740 joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05)
Oct 17 Ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia in the year 1740.
Oct 20 In the year 1740 belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)
Oct 20 On this day in history karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies
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] in the year 1740.
Oct 29 On this day in history james Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer
Oct 29 On this day in history the birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist
Oct 31 On this day in history william Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
Nov 24 On this day in history john Bacon, English sculptor
Dec 13 On this day in history franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer
Dec 16 Prussian Libya falls to Silezie on this day in history.
Dec 26 Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on this day in history.