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Born on May 1

Died on May 1

Names that were popular for boys in 1740
  1. Jan
  2. Pieter
  3. Cornelis
  4. Hendrik
  5. Johannes
  6. Joannes
  7. Willem
  8. Jacob
  9. Gerrit
  10. Petrus
  11. Jacobus
  12. Jean
  13. Dirk
  14. John
  15. Klaas
  16. Johann
Names that were popular for girls in 1740
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Marie
  4. Johanna
  5. Elisabeth
  6. Cornelia
  7. Trijntje
  8. Joanna
  9. Catharina
  10. Grietje
  11. Neeltje
  12. Antje
  13. Aaltje
  14. Jannetje
  15. Elizabeth
  16. Mary

Source: Wikipedia Historical events 1740
  •  This page is only available in Dutch.
    Van 1702 tot 1747 kende Nederland (ookwel Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden) zijn Tweede Stadhouderloze Tijdperk.
  • April 8 » War of Jenkins' Ear: Three British ships capture the Spanish third-rate Princesa, taken into service as HMSPrincess.
  • June 13 » Georgia provincial governor James Oglethorpe begins an unsuccessful attempt to take Spanish Florida during the Siege of St. Augustine.
  • June 26 » A combined force of Spanish, free blacks and allied Indians defeat a British garrison at the Siege of Fort Mose near St. Augustine during the War of Jenkins' Ear.
  • August 17 » Pope Benedict XIV, previously known as Prospero Lambertini, succeeds Clement XII as the 247th Pope.
  • October 9 » Dutch colonists and Javanese natives begin massacring the ethnic Chinese population in Batavia, eventually killing 10,000.
  • October 20 » France, Prussia, Bavaria and Saxony refuse to honour the Pragmatic Sanction, and the War of the Austrian Succession begins.
Weather May 1, 1740

The temperature on May 1, 1740 was about 4.0 °C. There was 22 mm of rainWind direction mainly west. Weather type: regen sneeuw.

Source: KNMI