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