Historical Events In 1740
Saturday, 23 June 2018
Aug 13 Hunger strike in Rotterdam on this day in history.
Aug 14 Pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23) on this day in history.
Aug 15 In the year 1740 m Claudius, writer
Aug 23 Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41) in the year 1740.
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 On this day in history michel-Julien Mathieu, composer
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 In the year 1740 ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia
Oct 20 On this day in history belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)
Oct 20 On this day in history karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies
Oct 20 In the year 1740 maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia
Oct 26 In the year 1740 ernest Louis Muller, composer
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 On this day in history james Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer
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 In the year 1740 prussian Libya falls to Silezie
Dec 26 In the year 1740 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies