Historical Events Happened In 1740
Thursday, 08 October 2015
Aug 13 In the year 1740 hunger strike in Rotterdam
Aug 14 Pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1740 joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning)
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05)
Oct 17 In the year 1740 ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia
Oct 20 Belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women) in the year 1740.
Oct 20 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies on this day in history.
Oct 20 Maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia in the year 1740.
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 In the year 1740 ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17]
Oct 29 James Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer on this day in history.
Oct 29 In the year 1740 the birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist
Oct 31 On this day in history william Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
Nov 24 John Bacon, English sculptor in the year 1740.
Dec 13 Franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer in the year 1740.
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.