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Historical Events Happened In 1740

Sunday, 26 October 2014

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   On this day in history m Claudius, writer  

Aug 23   In the year 1740 ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41)  

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   Michel-Julien Mathieu, composer on this day in history.  

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   Ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   John Bacon, English sculptor on this day in history.  

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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1740

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 03   Guillaume Lasceux, composer was born in the year 1740.  

Feb 07   On this day in history birth of adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP  

Feb 12   On this day in history birth of matej Sojka, composer  

Feb 15   Ernst Eichner, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1740 birth of giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)  

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

Mar 06   In the year 1740 birth of giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica)  

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   Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1740.  

Jan 05   Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 in the year 1740.  

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   Vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 29   Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667) died in the year 1740.  

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

Apr 25   In the year 1740 death of shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699)