Historical Events Happened In 1740
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Aug 13 Hunger strike in Rotterdam in the year 1740.
Aug 14 In the year 1740 pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23)
Aug 15 M Claudius, writer in the year 1740.
Aug 23 In the year 1740 ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41)
Aug 26 On this day in history joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning)
Aug 26 In the year 1740 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 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 In the year 1740 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 In the year 1740 karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies
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 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] on this day in history.
Oct 29 On this day in history james Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer
Oct 29 The birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist in the year 1740.
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 In the year 1740 franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer
Dec 16 Prussian Libya falls to Silezie in the year 1740.
Dec 26 On this day in history mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies