Historical Events Happened In 1740
Thursday, 02 October 2014
Aug 13 Hunger strike in Rotterdam in the year 1740.
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) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1740 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 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 On this day in history belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)
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 Ernest Louis Muller, composer in the year 1740.
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 On this day in history james Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer
Oct 29 On this day in history 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 In the year 1740 john Bacon, English sculptor
Dec 13 In the year 1740 franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer
Dec 16 Prussian Libya falls to Silezie on this day in history.
Dec 26 In the year 1740 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies