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.