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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.  

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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   Matej Sojka, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1740 birth of ernst Eichner, composer  

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

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   On this day in history birth of johann Georg Roser, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1740

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

Jan 05   On this day in history antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72  

Jan 27   Louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Apr 23   On this day in history thomas Tickell, poet, dies  

Apr 25   In the year 1740 death of shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699)  

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