1741 in History – What happened in year 1741

In history, year 1741 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1741.

Know what happened in 1741:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
18 MarchNew York governor George Clarke's complex at Fort George was destroyed by a fire supposedly set by slaves, starting the New York Conspiracy of 1741.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1741:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 AprilGeorge Dance the Younger / Architect / United Kingdom
02 NovemberJoan van der Capellen tot den Pol / Politician / Netherlands
06 AprilNicolas Chamfort / Author / France
07 February Henry Fuseli / Painter / United Kingdom
09 February Henri-Joseph Rigel / Composer / Germany
11 JuneJoseph Warren / Physician / United States of America
14 January Benedict Arnold / General / United Kingdom
15 NovemberJohann Kaspar Lavater / Poet / Switzerland
17 AprilSamuel Chase / Lawyer / United States of America
18 OctoberPierre Choderlos de Laclos / Author / France
20 January Carl Linnaeus the Younger / Author / Sweden
22 SeptemberPeter Simon Pallas / Zoologist / Germany
23 AugustJean-François de Galaup / Admiral / France
23 MayAndrea Luchesi / Composer / Italy
25 AugustKarl Friedrich Bahrdt / Author / Germany
25 March Jean-Antoine Houdon / Educator / France
25 SeptemberWenzel Pichl / Violinist / Czech Republic
27 JulyFrançois-Hippolyte Barthélémon / Composer / United Kingdom
27 January Hester Thrale / Author / United Kingdom
31 AugustJean-Paul-Égide Martini / Educator / France

More years: 1701 | 1711 | 1721 | 1731 | 1741 | 1751 | 1761 | 1771 | 1781 | 1791 || 1541 | 1641 | 1741 | 1841 | 1941

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