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Historical Events For 1740

Monday, 29 May 2017

Aug 13   In the year 1740 hunger strike in Rotterdam  

Aug 14   On this day in history pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23)  

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) 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   On this day in history chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia  

Oct 08   On this day in history michel-Julien Mathieu, composer  

Oct 09   Neth gov-general Adriaen Valckenier allows murder of 8000 Chinese inhabitants of Batavia on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05) in the year 1740.  

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Oct 17   In the year 1740 ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia  

Oct 20   In the year 1740 belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)  

Oct 20   In the year 1740 karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies  

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   Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 in the year 1740.  

Oct 28   In the year 1740 ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17]  

Oct 29   James Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1740.  

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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   On this day in history birth of adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP  

Feb 12   Matej Sojka, composer was born in the year 1740.  

Feb 15   On this day in history birth of ernst Eichner, composer  

Feb 16   Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) was born in the year 1740.  

Feb 17   Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist was born on this day in history.  

Mar 06   Giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica) was born in the year 1740.  

Mar 19   Johann Georg Roser, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1740

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72  

Jan 27   Louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692) died in the year 1740.  

Feb 08   On this day in history clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87  

Feb 09   Vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1740.  

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

Apr 23   In the year 1740 thomas Tickell, poet, dies  

Apr 25   Shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699) died on this day in history.  

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