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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1740

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 03   In the year 1740 birth of guillaume Lasceux, composer  

Feb 07   Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP was born on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history birth of matej Sojka, composer  

Feb 15   Ernst Eichner, composer was born in the year 1740.  

Feb 16   In the year 1740 birth of giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)  

Feb 17   Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist was born in the year 1740.  

Mar 06   On this day in history birth of giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica)  

Mar 19   Johann Georg Roser, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1740

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1740 johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 05   On this day in history antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72  

Jan 27   In the year 1740 death of louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692)  

Feb 08   In the year 1740 clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87  

Feb 09   In the year 1740 vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85  

Feb 29   On this day in history death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)  

Apr 23   On this day in history thomas Tickell, poet, dies  

Apr 25   Shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699) died on this day in history.  

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