Historical Events In 1740
Monday, 10 August 2020
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 M Claudius, writer on this day in history.
Aug 23 Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41) on this day in history.
Aug 26 Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning) in the year 1740.
Aug 26 In the year 1740 the birth of Joseph Montgolfier, With his brother invented the hot air balloon
Oct 08 Chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia in the year 1740.
Oct 08 On this day in history michel-Julien Mathieu, composer
Oct 09 On this day in history neth gov-general Adriaen Valckenier allows murder of 8000 Chinese inhabitants of Batavia
Oct 14 In the year 1740 joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05)
Oct 17 Ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia in the year 1740.
Oct 20 Belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women) on this day in history.
Oct 20 On this day in history 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 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] on this day in history.
Oct 29 In the year 1740 james Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer
Oct 29 The birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist in the year 1740.
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 On this day in history mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies