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Historical Events In 1740

Friday, 24 May 2019

Jan 02   Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily on this day in history.  

Feb 03   In the year 1740 guillaume Lasceux, composer  

Feb 07   In the year 1740 adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP  

Feb 08   Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   In the year 1740 vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85  

Feb 12   In the year 1740 matej Sojka, composer  

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

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

Feb 17   In the year 1740 horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist  

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

Mar 19   On this day in history johann Georg Roser, composer  

Mar 24   John Antes, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500) in the year 1740.  

Apr 04   On this day in history wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer  

Apr 18   Francis Baring, banker/merchant in the year 1740.  

Apr 23   Thomas Tickell, poet, dies in the year 1740.  

May 02   On this day in history elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society  

May 09   Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville) on this day in history.  

May 31   Frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Jun 02   Marquis de Sade, 1st known sadist/writer (Justine) on this day in history.  

Jun 02   On this day in history the birth of Marquis de Sade, French author  

Jun 06   Alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony on this day in history.  

Jun 08   In the year 1740 gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer  

Jun 11   Luigi Gatti, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 18   Karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor in the year 1740.  

Jun 21   Hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief) in the year 1740.  

Jun 22   King Frederik II of Prussia ends torture & guarantees religion & freedom of the press in the year 1740.  

Jul 11   Czarina Anne of Little Russia, expels Jews in the year 1740.  

Jul 11   In the year 1740 jews are expelled from Little Russia by order of Czarina Anne  

Jul 17   Prospero Lambertini chosen Pope Benedictus XIV on this day in history.  

Jul 19   Francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Samuel Arnold, composer in the year 1740.  

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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   In the year 1740 birth of adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP  

Feb 12   In the year 1740 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   In the year 1740 birth of horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist  

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

Mar 19   Johann Georg Roser, composer was born in the year 1740.  

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   On this day in history antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72  

Jan 27   Louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692) died on this day in history.  

Feb 08   Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87 in the year 1740.  

Feb 09   Vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1740.  

Feb 29   In the year 1740 death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)  

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

Apr 25   Shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699) died in the year 1740.  

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