Historical Events In 1740
Wednesday, 23 October 2019
Jan 02 On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63
Jan 05 In the year 1740 antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72
Feb 03 Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily in the year 1740.
Feb 03 In the year 1740 guillaume Lasceux, composer
Feb 07 In the year 1740 adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP
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 in the year 1740.
Feb 12 Matej Sojka, composer on this day in history.
Feb 15 Ernst Eichner, composer in the year 1740.
Feb 16 On this day in history giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)
Feb 17 In the year 1740 horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist
Mar 06 On this day in history giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica)
Mar 19 In the year 1740 johann Georg Roser, composer
Mar 24 On this day in history john Antes, composer
Apr 02 Armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500) on this day in history.
Apr 04 Wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer on this day in history.
Apr 18 On this day in history francis Baring, banker/merchant
Apr 23 Thomas Tickell, poet, dies in the year 1740.
May 02 In the year 1740 elias Boudinot, lawyer/patriot, found Amer Biblical Society
May 09 In the year 1740 giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville)
May 31 Frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51 in the year 1740.
Jun 02 On this day in history marquis de Sade, 1st known sadist/writer (Justine)
Jun 02 In the year 1740 the birth of Marquis de Sade, French author
Jun 06 Alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony on this day in history.
Jun 08 Gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer in the year 1740.
Jun 11 On this day in history luigi Gatti, composer
Jun 18 On this day in history karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor
Jun 21 In the year 1740 hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief)
Jun 22 On this day in history king Frederik II of Prussia ends torture & guarantees religion & freedom of the press
Jul 11 On this day in history czarina Anne of Little Russia, expels Jews
Jul 11 Jews are expelled from Little Russia by order of Czarina Anne on this day in history.
Jul 17 Prospero Lambertini chosen Pope Benedictus XIV in the year 1740.
Jul 19 In the year 1740 francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71
Aug 10 Samuel Arnold, composer on this day in history.