Historical Events Happened In 1740
Thursday, 28 May 2015
Aug 13 On this day in history hunger strike in Rotterdam
Aug 14 Pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23) in the year 1740.
Aug 15 M Claudius, writer in the year 1740.
Aug 23 Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41) in the year 1740.
Aug 26 In the year 1740 joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning)
Aug 26 On this day in history the birth of Joseph Montgolfier, With his brother invented the hot air balloon
Oct 08 Chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia on this day in history.
Oct 08 In the year 1740 michel-Julien Mathieu, composer
Oct 09 In the year 1740 neth gov-general Adriaen Valckenier allows murder of 8000 Chinese inhabitants of Batavia
Oct 14 In the year 1740 joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05)
Oct 17 On this day in history ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia
Oct 20 Belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women) on this day in history.
Oct 20 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies on this day in history.
Oct 20 In the year 1740 maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia
Oct 26 On this day in history ernest Louis Muller, composer
Oct 28 Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 on this day in history.
Oct 28 On this day in history ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17]
Oct 29 In the year 1740 james Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer
Oct 29 In the year 1740 the birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist
Oct 31 William Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence) in the year 1740.
Nov 24 On this day in history john Bacon, English sculptor
Dec 13 Franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer in the year 1740.
Dec 16 On this day in history prussian Libya falls to Silezie
Dec 26 Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on this day in history.