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Historical Events In 1740

Monday, 25 March 2019

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  

Feb 03   Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily in the year 1740.  

Feb 03   Guillaume Lasceux, composer in the year 1740.  

Feb 07   Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP in the year 1740.  

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

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

Feb 12   Matej Sojka, composer in the year 1740.  

Feb 15   In the year 1740 ernst Eichner, composer  

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

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

Mar 06   On this day in history giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica)  

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   On this day in history 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   Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville) in the year 1740.  

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) in the year 1740.  

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   Gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer in the year 1740.  

Jun 11   In the year 1740 luigi Gatti, composer  

Jun 18   On this day in history karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor  

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

Jun 22   In the year 1740 king Frederik II of Prussia ends torture & guarantees religion & freedom of the press  

Jul 11   On this day in history czarina Anne of Little Russia, expels Jews  

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 in the year 1740.  

Jul 19   Francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71 in the year 1740.  

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   Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP was born in the year 1740.  

Feb 12   Matej Sojka, composer was born in the year 1740.  

Feb 15   Ernst Eichner, composer was born in the year 1740.  

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

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

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   In the year 1740 johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63  

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

Jan 27   On this day in history death of louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692)  

Feb 08   In the year 1740 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   In the year 1740 death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)  

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

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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