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Historical Events In 1740

Wednesday, 08 April 2020

Jan 02   Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1740.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 12   On this day in history matej Sojka, composer  

Feb 15   In the year 1740 ernst Eichner, composer  

Feb 16   Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist on this day in history.  

Mar 06   On this day in history giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica)  

Mar 19   In the year 1740 johann Georg Roser, composer  

Mar 24   On this day in history john Antes, composer  

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

Apr 04   On this day in history wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer  

Apr 18   Francis Baring, banker/merchant in the year 1740.  

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

May 02   On this day in history elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society  

May 09   Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville) in the year 1740.  

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) in the year 1740.  

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

Jun 06   On this day in history alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony  

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

Jun 11   In the year 1740 luigi Gatti, composer  

Jun 18   On this day in history karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor  

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

Jun 22   In the year 1740 king Frederik II of Prussia ends torture & guarantees religion & freedom of the press  

Jul 11   On this day in history czarina Anne of Little Russia, expels Jews  

Jul 11   Jews are expelled from Little Russia by order of Czarina Anne in the year 1740.  

Jul 17   In the year 1740 prospero Lambertini chosen Pope Benedictus XIV  

Jul 19   Francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71 in the year 1740.  

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   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 in the year 1740.  

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

Feb 17   On this day in history birth of horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist  

Mar 06   In the year 1740 birth of giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica)  

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

Famous Deaths In 1740

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1740 johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63  

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 in the year 1740.  

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

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

Feb 29   Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667) died in the year 1740.  

Apr 23   Thomas Tickell, poet, dies in the year 1740.  

Apr 25   On this day in history death of shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699)  

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