Historical Events In 1740
Wednesday, 22 May 2019
Aug 13 In the year 1740 hunger strike in Rotterdam
Aug 14 Pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23) in the year 1740.
Aug 15 In the year 1740 m Claudius, writer
Aug 23 On this day in history ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41)
Aug 26 In the year 1740 joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning)
Aug 26 In the year 1740 the birth of Joseph Montgolfier, With his brother invented the hot air balloon
Oct 08 On this day in history chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia
Oct 08 Michel-Julien Mathieu, composer on this day in history.
Oct 09 On this day in history neth gov-general Adriaen Valckenier allows murder of 8000 Chinese inhabitants of Batavia
Oct 14 Joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05) in the year 1740.
Oct 17 On this day in history ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia
Oct 20 In the year 1740 belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)
Oct 20 In the year 1740 karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies
Oct 20 In the year 1740 maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia
Oct 26 In the year 1740 ernest Louis Muller, composer
Oct 28 Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 on this day in history.
Oct 28 On this day in history ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17]
Oct 29 On this day in history james Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer
Oct 29 The birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist on this day in history.
Oct 31 In the year 1740 william Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
Nov 24 John Bacon, English sculptor on this day in history.
Dec 13 In the year 1740 franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer
Dec 16 In the year 1740 prussian Libya falls to Silezie
Dec 26 In the year 1740 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies