Historical Events In 1740
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
Jan 02 On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63
Jan 05 Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 on this day in history.
Feb 03 In the year 1740 charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily
Feb 03 Guillaume Lasceux, composer on this day in history.
Feb 07 In the year 1740 adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP
Feb 08 On this day in history clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87
Feb 09 On this day in history vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85
Feb 12 Matej Sojka, composer on this day in history.
Feb 15 On this day in history ernst Eichner, composer
Feb 16 In the year 1740 giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)
Feb 17 Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist on this day in history.
Mar 06 Giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica) on this day in history.
Mar 19 In the year 1740 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 In the year 1740 francis Baring, banker/merchant
Apr 23 On this day in history thomas Tickell, poet, dies
May 02 Elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society in the year 1740.
May 09 In the year 1740 giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville)
May 31 Frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51 on this day in history.
Jun 02 In the year 1740 marquis de Sade, 1st known sadist/writer (Justine)
Jun 02 In the year 1740 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 on this day in history.
Jun 21 Hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief) on this day in history.
Jun 22 King Frederik II of Prussia ends torture & guarantees religion & freedom of the press in the year 1740.
Jul 11 In the year 1740 czarina Anne of Little Russia, expels Jews
Jul 11 On this day in history 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 In the year 1740 samuel Arnold, composer