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Historical Events In 1740

Wednesday, 04 August 2021

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   In the year 1740 guillaume Lasceux, composer  

Feb 07   Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP on this day in history.  

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

Feb 09   Vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history matej Sojka, composer  

Feb 15   Ernst Eichner, composer in the year 1740.  

Feb 16   Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) on this day in history.  

Feb 17   On this day in history horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist  

Mar 06   Giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica) on this day in history.  

Mar 19   Johann Georg Roser, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 24   In the year 1740 john Antes, composer  

Apr 02   On this day in history armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500)  

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

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

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

May 02   In the year 1740 elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society  

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

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

Jun 02   On this day in history marquis de Sade, 1st known sadist/writer (Justine)  

Jun 02   The birth of Marquis de Sade, French author on this day in history.  

Jun 06   On this day in history alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony  

Jun 08   Gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 11   In the year 1740 luigi Gatti, composer  

Jun 18   In the year 1740 karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor  

Jun 21   On this day in history hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief)  

Jun 22   On this day in history king Frederik II of Prussia ends torture & guarantees religion & freedom of the press  

Jul 11   Czarina Anne of Little Russia, expels Jews on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Jews are expelled from Little Russia by order of Czarina Anne on this day in history.  

Jul 17   On this day in history prospero Lambertini chosen Pope Benedictus XIV  

Jul 19   In the year 1740 francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71  

Aug 10   In the year 1740 samuel Arnold, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1740

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 03   Guillaume Lasceux, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 15   On this day in history birth of ernst Eichner, composer  

Feb 16   On this day in history birth of giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)  

Feb 17   Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist was born in the year 1740.  

Mar 06   Giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 05   In the year 1740 antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72  

Jan 27   In the year 1740 death of louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692)  

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 29   Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667) died on this day in history.  

Apr 23   Thomas Tickell, poet, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 25   On this day in history death of shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699)  

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