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Historical Events In 1740

Sunday, 05 July 2020

Jan 02   Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1740.  

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

Feb 03   On this day in history 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   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 12   Matej Sojka, composer on this day in history.  

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

Feb 16   Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) in the year 1740.  

Feb 17   In the year 1740 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 in the year 1740.  

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   Wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 18   In the year 1740 francis Baring, banker/merchant  

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

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   The birth of Marquis de Sade, French author in the year 1740.  

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

Jun 08   In the year 1740 gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer  

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   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   Jews are expelled from Little Russia by order of Czarina Anne in the year 1740.  

Jul 17   In the year 1740 prospero Lambertini chosen Pope Benedictus XIV  

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   In the year 1740 birth of guillaume Lasceux, composer  

Feb 07   On this day in history 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   Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) was born on this day in history.  

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

Mar 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87  

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

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

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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