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Historical Events Happened In 1740

Friday, 28 August 2015

Aug 13   In the year 1740 hunger strike in Rotterdam  

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   Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41) on this day in history.  

Aug 26   Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning) in the year 1740.  

Aug 26   The birth of Joseph Montgolfier, With his brother invented the hot air balloon on this day in history.  

Oct 08   In the year 1740 chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia  

Oct 08   Michel-Julien Mathieu, composer in the year 1740.  

Oct 09   On this day in history 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) in the year 1740.  

Oct 17   Ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia in the year 1740.  

Oct 20   Belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women) on this day in history.  

Oct 20   On this day in history karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies  

Oct 20   Maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia in the year 1740.  

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   In the year 1740 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   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   In the year 1740 franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer  

Dec 16   In the year 1740 prussian Libya falls to Silezie  

Dec 26   Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1740

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 03   Guillaume Lasceux, composer was born in the year 1740.  

Feb 07   On this day in history birth of adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP  

Feb 12   Matej Sojka, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Ernst Eichner, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 16   On this day in history birth of giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)  

Feb 17   Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist was born in the year 1740.  

Mar 06   In the year 1740 birth of giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica)  

Mar 19   On this day in history birth of johann Georg Roser, composer  

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   In the year 1740 antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72  

Jan 27   On this day in history death of louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692)  

Feb 08   Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87 in the year 1740.  

Feb 09   In the year 1740 vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85  

Feb 29   In the year 1740 death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)  

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

Apr 25   In the year 1740 death of shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699)  

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