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