Historical Events In 1740
Wednesday, 10 August 2022
Aug 13 On this day in history hunger strike in Rotterdam
Aug 14 On this day in history pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23)
Aug 15 M Claudius, writer on this day in history.
Aug 23 Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41) in the year 1740.
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 in the year 1740.
Oct 08 In the year 1740 chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia
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 On this day in history joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05)
Oct 17 Ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia in the year 1740.
Oct 20 On this day in history belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Three Women)
Oct 20 In the year 1740 karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies
Oct 20 In the year 1740 maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia
Oct 26 Ernest Louis Muller, composer in the year 1740.
Oct 28 Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 in the year 1740.
Oct 28 In the year 1740 ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17]
Oct 29 In the year 1740 james Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer
Oct 29 The birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist on this day in history.
Oct 31 In the year 1740 william Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
Nov 24 John Bacon, English sculptor in the year 1740.
Dec 13 Franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer on this day in history.
Dec 16 In the year 1740 prussian Libya falls to Silezie
Dec 26 On this day in history mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies