Historical Events Happened In 1740
Friday, 26 August 2016
Aug 13 On this day in history hunger strike in Rotterdam
Aug 14 In the year 1740 pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23)
Aug 15 M Claudius, writer in the year 1740.
Aug 23 On this day in history ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41)
Aug 26 Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning) on this day in history.
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 Michel-Julien Mathieu, composer in the year 1740.
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) on this day in history.
Oct 17 On this day in history ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia
Oct 20 In the year 1740 belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)
Oct 20 On this day in history karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies
Oct 20 Maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia on this day in history.
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] in the year 1740.
Oct 29 In the year 1740 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 On this day in history william Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
Nov 24 John Bacon, English sculptor on this day in history.
Dec 13 In the year 1740 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.