Historical Events In 1740
Tuesday, 17 September 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 Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1740 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 Joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05) on this day in history.
Oct 17 In the year 1740 ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia
Oct 20 In the year 1740 belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)
Oct 20 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies on this day in history.
Oct 20 Maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia in the year 1740.
Oct 26 Ernest Louis Muller, composer on this day in history.
Oct 28 Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 on this day in history.
Oct 28 Ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17] in the year 1740.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 31 On this day in history william Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
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 in the year 1740.
Dec 26 Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies in the year 1740.