Historical Events In 1740
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Aug 13 In the year 1740 hunger strike in Rotterdam
Aug 14 In the year 1740 pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23)
Aug 15 M Claudius, writer on this day in history.
Aug 23 On this day in history ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41)
Aug 26 On this day in history joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning)
Aug 26 The birth of Joseph Montgolfier, With his brother invented the hot air balloon on this day in history.
Oct 08 In the year 1740 chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia
Oct 08 On this day in history michel-Julien Mathieu, composer
Oct 09 Neth gov-general Adriaen Valckenier allows murder of 8000 Chinese inhabitants of Batavia on this day in history.
Oct 14 On this day in history joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05)
Oct 17 In the year 1740 ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia
Oct 20 Belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women) in the year 1740.
Oct 20 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies on this day in history.
Oct 20 In the year 1740 maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia
Oct 26 On this day in history ernest Louis Muller, composer
Oct 28 Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 in the year 1740.
Oct 28 Ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17] on this day in history.
Oct 29 James Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer on this day in history.
Oct 29 The birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist in the year 1740.
Oct 31 William Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence) in the year 1740.
Nov 24 On this day in history john Bacon, English sculptor
Dec 13 In the year 1740 franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer
Dec 16 Prussian Libya falls to Silezie on this day in history.
Dec 26 Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on this day in history.