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Historical Events In 1740

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Aug 13   In the year 1740 hunger strike in Rotterdam  

Aug 14   Pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23) on this day in history.  

Aug 15   On this day in history m Claudius, writer  

Aug 23   On this day in history ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41)  

Aug 26   Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning) on this day in history.  

Aug 26   On this day in history 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   In the year 1740 michel-Julien Mathieu, composer  

Oct 09   Neth gov-general Adriaen Valckenier allows murder of 8000 Chinese inhabitants of Batavia in the year 1740.  

Oct 14   Joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05) on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia on this day in history.  

Oct 20   In the year 1740 belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)  

Oct 20   On this day in history karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies  

Oct 20   On this day in history maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia  

Oct 26   On this day in history 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] in the year 1740.  

Oct 29   On this day in history 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   On this day in history john Bacon, English sculptor  

Dec 13   Franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer in the year 1740.  

Dec 16   In the year 1740 prussian Libya falls to Silezie  

Dec 26   Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1740

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 03   On this day in history birth of guillaume Lasceux, composer  

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

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

Feb 15   In the year 1740 birth of ernst Eichner, composer  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1740 birth of horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist  

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   On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 05   Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 29   In the year 1740 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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