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Historical Events In 1740

Monday, 27 January 2020

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   In the year 1740 guillaume Lasceux, composer  

Feb 07   On this day in history adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP  

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

Feb 09   In the year 1740 vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85  

Feb 12   In the year 1740 matej Sojka, composer  

Feb 15   On this day in history ernst Eichner, composer  

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

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

Mar 06   Giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica) on this day in history.  

Mar 19   Johann Georg Roser, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 24   John Antes, composer in the year 1740.  

Apr 02   In the year 1740 armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500)  

Apr 04   Wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer in the year 1740.  

Apr 18   Francis Baring, banker/merchant on this day in history.  

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   Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville) in the year 1740.  

May 31   Frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51 in the year 1740.  

Jun 02   Marquis de Sade, 1st known sadist/writer (Justine) in the year 1740.  

Jun 02   The birth of Marquis de Sade, French author in the year 1740.  

Jun 06   Alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony in the year 1740.  

Jun 08   Gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 11   Luigi Gatti, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 18   In the year 1740 karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor  

Jun 21   Hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief) on this day in history.  

Jun 22   King Frederik II of Prussia ends torture & guarantees religion & freedom of the press on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history prospero Lambertini chosen Pope Benedictus XIV  

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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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   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  

Jan 27   In the year 1740 death of louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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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