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