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Historical Events In 1740

Friday, 16 November 2018

Jan 02   Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 in the year 1740.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1740 johann Georg Roser, composer  

Mar 24   In the year 1740 john Antes, composer  

Apr 02   Armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500) in the year 1740.  

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   In the year 1740 giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville)  

May 31   In the year 1740 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   The birth of Marquis de Sade, French author in the year 1740.  

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   In the year 1740 karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor  

Jun 21   In the year 1740 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history samuel Arnold, composer  

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

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

Feb 15   In the year 1740 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 on this day in history.  

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   Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 in the year 1740.  

Jan 27   In the year 1740 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   On this day in history vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85  

Feb 29   In the year 1740 death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)  

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

Apr 25   Shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699) died on this day in history.  

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