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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1740 AD


February 3: Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily


June 22: King Frederik II of Prussia ends torture and guarantees religion and freedom of the press


July 11: Czarina Anne of Little Russia, expels Jews
July 11: Jews are expelled from Little Russia by order of Czarina Anne
July 17: Prospero Lambertini chosen Pope Benedictus XIV


August 13: Hunger strike in Rotterdam


October 8: Chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia
October 9: Netherlands Governor-General Adriaen Valckenier allows murder of 8000 Chinese inhabitants of Batavia
October 17: Ivan VI becomes Czar of Russia
October 20: Maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary and Bohemia
October 28: Ivan VI becomes czar of Russia


December 16: Prussian Libya falls to Silezie
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