Historical Events In 1740
Friday, 24 May 2019
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 on this day in history.
Feb 03 Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily on this day in history.
Feb 03 In the year 1740 guillaume Lasceux, composer
Feb 07 In the year 1740 adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP
Feb 08 Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87 on this day in history.
Feb 09 In the year 1740 vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85
Feb 12 In the year 1740 matej Sojka, composer
Feb 15 Ernst Eichner, composer on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1740 giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)
Feb 17 In the year 1740 horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist
Mar 06 In the year 1740 giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica)
Mar 19 On this day in history johann Georg Roser, composer
Mar 24 John Antes, composer on this day in history.
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 Thomas Tickell, poet, dies in the year 1740.
May 02 On this day in history elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society
May 09 Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville) on this day in history.
May 31 Frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51 on this day in history.
Jun 02 Marquis de Sade, 1st known sadist/writer (Justine) on this day in history.
Jun 02 On this day in history the birth of Marquis de Sade, French author
Jun 06 Alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony on this day in history.
Jun 08 In the year 1740 gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer
Jun 11 Luigi Gatti, composer on this day in history.
Jun 18 Karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor in the year 1740.
Jun 21 Hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief) in the year 1740.
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 In the year 1740 jews are expelled from Little Russia by order of Czarina Anne
Jul 17 Prospero Lambertini chosen Pope Benedictus XIV on this day in history.
Jul 19 Francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Aug 10 Samuel Arnold, composer in the year 1740.