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Historical Events Happened In 1740

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

Aug 13   Hunger strike in Rotterdam on this day in history.  

Aug 14   In the year 1740 pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23)  

Aug 15   In the year 1740 m Claudius, writer  

Aug 23   Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41) in the year 1740.  

Aug 26   Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning) on this day in history.  

Aug 26   The birth of Joseph Montgolfier, With his brother invented the hot air balloon on this day in history.  

Oct 08   Chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia in the year 1740.  

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   On this day in history joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05)  

Oct 17   In the year 1740 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   Maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia on this day in history.  

Oct 26   In the year 1740 ernest Louis Muller, composer  

Oct 28   In the year 1740 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   In the year 1740 james Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer  

Oct 29   The birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist in the year 1740.  

Oct 31   William Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence) in the year 1740.  

Nov 24   John Bacon, English sculptor on this day in history.  

Dec 13   In the year 1740 franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer  

Dec 16   On this day in history prussian Libya falls to Silezie  

Dec 26   On this day in history mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies  

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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 in the year 1740.  

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

Feb 15   In the year 1740 birth of ernst Eichner, composer  

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

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

Mar 06   On this day in history birth of giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica)  

Mar 19   On this day in history birth of johann Georg Roser, composer  

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

Jan 27   In the year 1740 death of louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692)  

Feb 08   Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87 in the year 1740.  

Feb 09   In the year 1740 vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85  

Feb 29   Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667) died on this day in history.  

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

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)  

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