Historical Events In 1740
Thursday, 14 November 2019
Aug 13 Hunger strike in Rotterdam in the year 1740.
Aug 14 Pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23) on this day in history.
Aug 15 M Claudius, writer on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 1740 ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41)
Aug 26 In the year 1740 joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning)
Aug 26 On this day in history the birth of Joseph Montgolfier, With his brother invented the hot air balloon
Oct 08 Chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia in the year 1740.
Oct 08 Michel-Julien Mathieu, composer in the year 1740.
Oct 09 In the year 1740 neth gov-general Adriaen Valckenier allows murder of 8000 Chinese inhabitants of Batavia
Oct 14 In the year 1740 joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05)
Oct 17 Ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia in the year 1740.
Oct 20 Belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women) in the year 1740.
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 James Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer in the year 1740.
Oct 29 The birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist on this day in history.
Oct 31 William Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence) in the year 1740.
Nov 24 In the year 1740 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.