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Historical Events In 1740

Tuesday, 23 July 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   M Claudius, writer on this day in history.  

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   Chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia in the year 1740.  

Oct 08   In the year 1740 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   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   On this day in history belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)  

Oct 20   Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies in the year 1740.  

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   In the year 1740 ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17]  

Oct 29   James Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer in the year 1740.  

Oct 29   The birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist in the year 1740.  

Oct 31   William Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence) on this day in history.  

Nov 24   In the year 1740 john Bacon, English sculptor  

Dec 13   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of guillaume Lasceux, composer  

Feb 07   Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP was born in the year 1740.  

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   Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist was born on this day in history.  

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

Mar 19   In the year 1740 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Apr 25   On this day in history death of shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699)  

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