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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  

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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   In the year 1740 birth of adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP  

Feb 12   Matej Sojka, composer was born in the year 1740.  

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

Feb 16   In the year 1740 birth of giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)  

Feb 17   On this day in history birth of horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist  

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

Mar 19   In the year 1740 birth of johann Georg Roser, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1740

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 05   Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692) died in the year 1740.  

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

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   Thomas Tickell, poet, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 25   On this day in history death of shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699)