Historical Events For 1740
Wednesday, 07 December 2016
Aug 13 In the year 1740 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 In the year 1740 ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41)
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 On this day in history chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia
Oct 08 On this day in history 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 Joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05) in the year 1740.
Oct 17 Ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia in the year 1740.
Oct 20 Belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women) in the year 1740.
Oct 20 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies in the year 1740.
Oct 20 On this day in history maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia
Oct 26 In the year 1740 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 James Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer on this day in history.
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 John Bacon, English sculptor on this day in history.
Dec 13 Franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer in the year 1740.
Dec 16 Prussian Libya falls to Silezie on this day in history.
Dec 26 On this day in history mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies