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Historical Events Happened In 1642

Monday, 22 September 2014

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

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

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

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

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

Mar 01   Georgeana (York) ME became the first incorporated American city in the year 1642.  

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

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

Mar 12   Abel Tasman is 1st European in New Zealand on this day in history.  

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

Mar 21   In the year 1642 georg Schmezer, composer  

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

Apr 08   On this day in history gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral  

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

May 06   In the year 1642 ville Marie (Montreal) forms  

May 18   On this day in history montréal Canada founded  

May 18   Montreal Canada founded on this day in history.  

May 18   In the year 1642 the Canadian City of Montreal is founded  

May 30   From this date all honours granted by Charles I are retrospectively annulled by Parliament in the year 1642.  

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

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   On this day in history willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies  

Jul 22   Johann Quirsfeld, composer in the year 1642.  

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

Aug 13   Christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap in the year 1642.  

Aug 14   In the year 1642 able Tasmans ships Heemskerck/Zeehaen depart out of Batavia  

Aug 14   On this day in history cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723)  

Aug 21   In the year 1642 johann Friedrich Treiber, composer  

Aug 22   Civil War in England began between Royalists & Parliament in the year 1642.  

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   Mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 18   In the year 1642 birth of marie Champmeslé, French actress (d. 1698)  

Mar 21   In the year 1642 birth of georg Schmezer, composer  

Apr 08   In the year 1642 birth of gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral  

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

Jul 22   In the year 1642 birth of johann Quirsfeld, composer  

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

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   In the year 1642 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 in the year 1642.  

May 06   Frans Francken, the Younger, Flemish painter, dies on 61st birthday in the year 1642.  

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

Jul 18   In the year 1642 willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies  

Aug 18   Guido Reni, Italian painter (b. 1575) died on this day in history.