Historical Events In 1740
Sunday, 19 September 2021
Aug 13 On this day in history hunger strike in Rotterdam
Aug 14 Pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23) in the year 1740.
Aug 15 On this day in history m Claudius, writer
Aug 23 Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41) in the year 1740.
Aug 26 On this day in history joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning)
Aug 26 On this day in history the birth of Joseph Montgolfier, With his brother invented the hot air balloon
Oct 08 Chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia on this day in history.
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 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 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 Maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia on this day in history.
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 In the year 1740 ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17]
Oct 29 In the year 1740 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 In the year 1740 john Bacon, English sculptor
Dec 13 Franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer on this day in history.
Dec 16 On this day in history prussian Libya falls to Silezie
Dec 26 On this day in history mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies