Jan 21 Mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56 on this day in history.
Jan 30 On this day in history frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer, dies at 69
Feb 04 On this day in history death of charles Marie de La Condamine, French mathematician and geographer (b. 1701)
Feb 10 Florian Leopold Gassmann, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.
Apr 04 On this day in history oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17
Apr 23 In the year 1774 christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, painter, dies
May 04 In the year 1774 death of anthony Ulrich II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (b. 1714)
May 10 Louis XV, king of France (1715-74), dies at 64 in the year 1774.