Historical Events Happened In 1740
Friday, 31 October 2014
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 In the year 1740 m Claudius, writer
Aug 23 Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41) on this day in history.
Aug 26 In the year 1740 joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning)
Aug 26 The birth of Joseph Montgolfier, With his brother invented the hot air balloon in the year 1740.
Oct 08 Chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia on this day in history.
Oct 08 Michel-Julien Mathieu, composer in the year 1740.
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) on this day in history.
Oct 17 Ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia on this day in history.
Oct 20 Belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women) in the year 1740.
Oct 20 In the year 1740 karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies
Oct 20 Maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia on this day in history.
Oct 26 Ernest Louis Muller, composer in the year 1740.
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] on this day in history.
Oct 29 James Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer in the year 1740.
Oct 29 In the year 1740 the birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist
Oct 31 William Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence) on this day in history.
Nov 24 In the year 1740 john Bacon, English sculptor
Dec 13 On this day in history franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer
Dec 16 In the year 1740 prussian Libya falls to Silezie
Dec 26 On this day in history mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies