Historical Events Happened In 1740
Monday, 30 March 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 M Claudius, writer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1740.
Oct 08 In the year 1740 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 in the year 1740.
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 in the year 1740.
Oct 20 In the year 1740 maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia
Oct 26 Ernest Louis Muller, composer on this day in history.
Oct 28 On this day in history anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47
Oct 28 On this day in history ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17]
Oct 29 James Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer in the year 1740.
Oct 29 The birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist in the year 1740.
Oct 31 In the year 1740 william Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
Nov 24 On this day in history john Bacon, English sculptor
Dec 13 On this day in history franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer
Dec 16 Prussian Libya falls to Silezie in the year 1740.
Dec 26 In the year 1740 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies