Historical Events Happened In 1740
Thursday, 26 May 2016
Aug 13 In the year 1740 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 on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 1740 ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41)
Aug 26 Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning) on this day in history.
Aug 26 In the year 1740 the birth of Joseph Montgolfier, With his brother invented the hot air balloon
Oct 08 In the year 1740 chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia
Oct 08 In the year 1740 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) in the year 1740.
Oct 17 Ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia in the year 1740.
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 On this day in history maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia
Oct 26 Ernest Louis Muller, composer in the year 1740.
Oct 28 Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 on this day in history.
Oct 28 Ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17] in the year 1740.
Oct 29 James Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer in the year 1740.
Oct 29 On this day in history 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 in the year 1740.
Dec 13 Franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer on this day in history.
Dec 16 On this day in history prussian Libya falls to Silezie
Dec 26 On this day in history mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies