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Historical Events Happened In 1642

Friday, 01 August 2014

Jan 02   On this day in history mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey)  

Jan 04   On this day in history king Charles I with 400 soldiers attacks the English parliament  

Jan 08   On this day in history astronomer Galileo Galilei dies in Arcetri, Italy at age 77.  

Jan 08   Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy on this day in history.  

Jan 10   King Charles I & family flee London for Oxford on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66  

Mar 01   On this day in history georgeana (York) Maine became the 1st incorporated American city  

Mar 01   On this day in history georgeana (York) ME became the first incorporated American city  

Mar 09   On this day in history english Queen Henriette Mary arrives in Hellevoetsluis Neth  

Mar 09   On this day in history english Queen Henriette Mary arrives in Hellevoetsluis Netherlands  

Mar 12   On this day in history abel Tasman is 1st European in New Zealand  

Mar 12   Abel Tasman is first European in New Zealand on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Georg Schmezer, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 27   On this day in history the sixth Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Joseph takes office.  

Apr 08   Gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history frans Francken, the Younger, Flemish painter, dies on 61st birthday  

May 06   Ville Marie (Montreal) forms on this day in history.  

May 18   On this day in history montréal Canada founded  

May 18   On this day in history montreal Canada founded  

May 18   On this day in history the Canadian City of Montreal is founded  

May 30   From this date all honours granted by Charles I are retrospectively annulled by Parliament on this day in history.  

Jun 14   1st compulsory education law in America passed by Massachusetts on this day in history.  

Jun 14   The first compulsory education law in America passed by Massachusetts on this day in history.  

Jun 20   George Hickes, English linguistic (Old German Philology) on this day in history.  

Jul 03   Maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69 on this day in history.  

Jul 18   Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 22   Johann Quirsfeld, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643] on this day in history.  

Aug 13   On this day in history christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap  

Aug 14   Able Tasmans ships Heemskerck/Zeehaen depart out of Batavia on this day in history.  

Aug 14   Cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723) on this day in history.  

Aug 21   Johann Friedrich Treiber, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 22   Civil War in England began between Royalists & Parliament on this day in history.  

Aug 22   English Civil War begins on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1642

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey)  

Feb 18   Marie ChampmeslĂ©, French actress (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Georg Schmezer, composer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 08   Gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral was born on this day in history.  

Jun 20   On this day in history birth of george Hickes, English linguistic (Old German Philology)  

Jul 22   On this day in history birth of johann Quirsfeld, composer  

Aug 01   On this day in history birth of ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643]  

Aug 14   Cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1642

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   On this day in history galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy  

Feb 07   William Bedell, English clergyman (b. 1571) died on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66  

Apr 30   Dmitry Pozharsky, Russian prince (b. 1578) died on this day in history.  

May 06   Frans Francken, the Younger, Flemish painter, dies on 61st birthday on this day in history.  

Jul 03   Maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69 on this day in history.  

Jul 18   Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 18   On this day in history death of guido Reni, Italian painter (b. 1575)