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Historical Events Happened In 1642

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Jan 02   Mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey) on this day in history.  

Jan 04   King Charles I with 400 soldiers attacks the English parliament on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Astronomer Galileo Galilei dies in Arcetri, Italy at age 77 in the year 1642.  

Jan 08   Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy in the year 1642.  

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

Feb 24   Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66 in the year 1642.  

Mar 01   In the year 1642 georgeana (York) Maine became the 1st incorporated American city  

Mar 01   Georgeana (York) ME became the first incorporated American city on this day in history.  

Mar 09   In the year 1642 english Queen Henriette Mary arrives in Hellevoetsluis Neth  

Mar 09   English Queen Henriette Mary arrives in Hellevoetsluis Netherlands in the year 1642.  

Mar 12   Abel Tasman is 1st European in New Zealand in the year 1642.  

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

Mar 21   On this day in history georg Schmezer, composer  

Mar 27   In the year 1642 the sixth Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Joseph takes office.  

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

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

May 06   On this day in history ville Marie (Montreal) forms  

May 18   In the year 1642 montréal Canada founded  

May 18   On this day in history montreal Canada founded  

May 18   The Canadian City of Montreal is founded in the year 1642.  

May 30   In the year 1642 from this date all honours granted by Charles I are retrospectively annulled by Parliament  

Jun 14   In the year 1642 1st compulsory education law in America passed by Massachusetts  

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

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

Jul 03   On this day in history maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69  

Jul 18   Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies in the year 1642.  

Jul 22   In the year 1642 johann Quirsfeld, composer  

Aug 01   Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643] in the year 1642.  

Aug 13   In the year 1642 christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap  

Aug 14   Able Tasmans ships Heemskerck/Zeehaen depart out of Batavia in the year 1642.  

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

Aug 21   In the year 1642 johann Friedrich Treiber, composer  

Aug 22   In the year 1642 civil War in England began between Royalists & Parliament  

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   In the year 1642 birth of mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey)  

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

Mar 21   Georg Schmezer, composer was born in the year 1642.  

Apr 08   Gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral was born in the year 1642.  

Jun 20   In the year 1642 birth of george Hickes, English linguistic (Old German Philology)  

Jul 22   Johann Quirsfeld, composer was born in the year 1642.  

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

Aug 14   In the year 1642 birth of cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723)  

Famous Deaths In 1642

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

Feb 07   On this day in history death of william Bedell, English clergyman (b. 1571)  

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 in the year 1642.  

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

Jul 03   In the year 1642 maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69  

Jul 18   Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies in the year 1642.  

Aug 18   Guido Reni, Italian painter (b. 1575) died in the year 1642.