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Historical Events In 1740

Wednesday, 22 May 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   On this day in history ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41)  

Aug 26   In the year 1740 joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning)  

Aug 26   In the year 1740 the birth of Joseph Montgolfier, With his brother invented the hot air balloon  

Oct 08   On this day in history chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia  

Oct 08   Michel-Julien Mathieu, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 09   On this day in history neth gov-general Adriaen Valckenier allows murder of 8000 Chinese inhabitants of Batavia  

Oct 14   Joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05) in the year 1740.  

Oct 17   On this day in history 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   In the year 1740 maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia  

Oct 26   In the year 1740 ernest Louis Muller, composer  

Oct 28   Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Oct 28   On this day in history ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17]  

Oct 29   On this day in history james Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer  

Oct 29   The birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist on this day in history.  

Oct 31   In the year 1740 william Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)  

Nov 24   John Bacon, English sculptor on this day in history.  

Dec 13   In the year 1740 franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer  

Dec 16   In the year 1740 prussian Libya falls to Silezie  

Dec 26   In the year 1740 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies  

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Famous Birthdays In 1740

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 03   Guillaume Lasceux, composer was born in the year 1740.  

Feb 07   On this day in history birth of adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP  

Feb 12   Matej Sojka, composer was born in the year 1740.  

Feb 15   Ernst Eichner, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) was born in the year 1740.  

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

Mar 06   Giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica) was born in the year 1740.  

Mar 19   On this day in history birth of johann Georg Roser, composer  

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   Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 in the year 1740.  

Jan 27   On this day in history death of louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692)  

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

Feb 09   Vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 29   In the year 1740 death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)  

Apr 23   In the year 1740 thomas Tickell, poet, dies  

Apr 25   Shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699) died in the year 1740.  

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