Historical Events In 1740
Sunday, 18 April 2021
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
Feb 03 Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily on this day in history.
Feb 03 Guillaume Lasceux, composer on this day in history.
Feb 07 On this day in history adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP
Feb 08 Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87 in the year 1740.
Feb 09 In the year 1740 vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85
Feb 12 In the year 1740 matej Sojka, composer
Feb 15 In the year 1740 ernst Eichner, composer
Feb 16 On this day in history 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) in the year 1740.
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 In the year 1740 wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer
Apr 18 On this day in history francis Baring, banker/merchant
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 On this day in history giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville)
May 31 On this day in history frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51
Jun 02 Marquis de Sade, 1st known sadist/writer (Justine) on this day in history.
Jun 02 In the year 1740 the birth of Marquis de Sade, French author
Jun 06 Alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony in the year 1740.
Jun 08 On this day in history gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer
Jun 11 Luigi Gatti, composer on this day in history.
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 Czarina Anne of Little Russia, expels Jews in the year 1740.
Jul 11 On this day in history jews are expelled from Little Russia by order of Czarina Anne
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 Samuel Arnold, composer in the year 1740.