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Historical Events In 1740

Monday, 26 October 2020

Aug 13   Hunger strike in Rotterdam in the year 1740.  

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   In the year 1740 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   Neth gov-general Adriaen Valckenier allows murder of 8000 Chinese inhabitants of Batavia on this day in history.  

Oct 14   On this day in history joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05)  

Oct 17   On this day in history ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia  

Oct 20   Belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women) on this day in history.  

Oct 20   Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies on this day in history.  

Oct 20   Maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia on this day in history.  

Oct 26   Ernest Louis Muller, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 28   Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 in the year 1740.  

Oct 28   Ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17] on this day in history.  

Oct 29   In the year 1740 james Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer  

Oct 29   On this day in history the birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist  

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

Nov 24   On this day in history john Bacon, English sculptor  

Dec 13   In the year 1740 franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer  

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   In the year 1740 birth of guillaume Lasceux, composer  

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

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

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

Feb 16   On this day in history 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   In the year 1740 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   Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1740.  

Jan 05   Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 in the year 1740.  

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   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   Thomas Tickell, poet, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 25   In the year 1740 death of shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699)  

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