The year 1740 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1740 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1740 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
20 OctoberMaria Theresa became the ruler of Austria, Hungary and Bohemia.
28 AprilMaratha ruler Peshwa Bajirao I passed away.
03 FebruaryKing Charles de Bourbon of Naples invited the Jews to return to Sicily.
08 AprilWars of the Austrian Succession: The Royal Navy captured a Spanish ship off the line of Princesa outside Cap Finister and put it into British service.
31 MayFrederick II came to power in Persia after the death of his father, Frederick William I.
22 JuneKing Frederick II of Persia endured tyranny and guaranteed freedom of the press.
17 JulyProspero Lambertini was elected the fourteenth pope.
09 OctoberDutch Governor General Adrienne Valkenier allowed the killing of 8,000 Chinese residents of Batavia.
06 NovemberSamuel Richardson's popular and influential magazine Pamela or the Virtue Award book was published in London.
16 DecemberFrederick II of Persia invaded the succession of Austria to start the war and the Habsburg occupation of Silesia.
08 AprilThe War-Royal Navy of Austrian succession disappeared the Prince's ship and included it in the British service.
20 OctoberAccording to the terms of the practical treaty of 1713, Maria Theresa handled the throne of the Habsburg monarchy in Austria.
20 OctoberUnder the terms of the practical treaty of 1713, Maria Teresa took over the throne of the Habsburg monarchy in Austria.
22 OctoberThe two -week massacre of ethnic sugar in Batwia, Dutch East Indies took place with at least 10,000 people.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1740 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
26 JuneThe Battle of 300 regular troops, free black militia and Indian assistant armies ear-e-spanish column reached the important position of Britain in Fort Mose in Spanish Florida.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1740 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
NA NAJames Hicky / Writer / India

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