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Historical Events Happened In 1740

Friday, 01 July 2016

Aug 13   Hunger strike in Rotterdam in the year 1740.  

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   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   In the year 1740 the birth of Joseph Montgolfier, With his brother invented the hot air balloon  

Oct 08   On this day in history chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia  

Oct 08   On this day in history michel-Julien Mathieu, composer  

Oct 09   On this day in history neth gov-general Adriaen Valckenier allows murder of 8000 Chinese inhabitants of Batavia  

Oct 14   On this day in history joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05)  

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Oct 17   In the year 1740 ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia  

Oct 20   In the year 1740 belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)  

Oct 20   Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies in the year 1740.  

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   On this day in history the birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist  

Oct 31   In the year 1740 william Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)  

Nov 24   John Bacon, English sculptor on this day in history.  

Dec 13   Franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 16   In the year 1740 prussian Libya falls to Silezie  

Dec 26   Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies in the year 1740.  

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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   On this day in history birth of matej Sojka, composer  

Feb 15   In the year 1740 birth of ernst Eichner, composer  

Feb 16   Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) was born in the year 1740.  

Feb 17   Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist was born on this day in history.  

Mar 06   Giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 19   Johann Georg Roser, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72  

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

Feb 08   Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   On this day in history vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85  

Feb 29   On this day in history death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)  

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

Apr 25   Shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699) died in the year 1740.  

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