Historical Events Happened In 1740
Sunday, 29 November 2015
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 On this day in history m Claudius, writer
Aug 23 In the year 1740 ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41)
Aug 26 On this day in history joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning)
Aug 26 On this day in history the birth of Joseph Montgolfier, With his brother invented the hot air balloon
Oct 08 Chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia in the year 1740.
Oct 08 On this day in history michel-Julien Mathieu, composer
Oct 09 Neth gov-general Adriaen Valckenier allows murder of 8000 Chinese inhabitants of Batavia in the year 1740.
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 On this day in history belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)
Oct 20 In the year 1740 karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies
Oct 20 On this day in history maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia
Oct 26 On this day in history ernest Louis Muller, composer
Oct 28 Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 in the year 1740.
Oct 28 On this day in history ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17]
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 John Bacon, English sculptor on this day in history.
Dec 13 On this day in history franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer
Dec 16 Prussian Libya falls to Silezie in the year 1740.
Dec 26 Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies in the year 1740.