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Historical Events Happened In 1742

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Jan 06   On this day in history johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies  

Jan 14   English astronomer Edmond Halley, discoverer of the comet now named after him, dies at age 85 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Eugene Godecharle, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 24   German leaders elect Charles VII Albert Emperor on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer in the year 1742.  

Feb 01   Sardinia & Austria sign alliance on this day in history.  

Feb 02   On this day in history british Walpole government resigns  

Feb 02   British Walpole govt resigns on this day in history.  

Feb 09   British ex-premier Walpole becomes earl of Orford in the year 1742.  

Feb 16   In the year 1742 earl of Wilmington becomes British premier  

Feb 28   Willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Johann Heinrich Egli, composer in the year 1742.  

Mar 19   Zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch literary/poet in the year 1742.  

Apr 13   In the year 1742 george Frederic Handel's "Messiah" performed for 1st time (Dublin)  

Apr 13   On this day in history giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59  

Apr 23   In the year 1742 mihael Omerza, composer, dies at 62  

Apr 24   In the year 1742 roman Hoffstetter, composer  

May 03   Jean-Baptiste Krumphultz, composer on this day in history.  

May 08   On this day in history johann Baptist Krumpholtz, composer  

May 11   In the year 1742 francesco Stradivari, Ital violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 70  

May 14   Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop, dies at 64 in the year 1742.  

May 17   Frederick great (Emperor of Prussia) beats Austrians on this day in history.  

May 28   1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London) in the year 1742.  

May 28   The first indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London) on this day in history.  

Jun 04   In the year 1742 quebec Quebec, Le Canada launched; first French warship built in Canada sails for Rochefort, France.  

Jun 08   Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jun 09   On this day in history battle of Bloody Marsh-Spanish assault on Simons Island, Georgia  

Jun 11   In the year 1742 benjamin Franklin invents his Franklin stove  

Jun 17   On this day in history william Hooper, US attorney (signed Decl of Independence)  

Jun 22   On this day in history heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer  

Jun 26   On this day in history arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence)  

Jun 28   In the year 1742 johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer, dies at 52  

Jul 01   In the year 1742 bohuslav Matej Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer, dies at 58  

Jul 01   Georg C Lichtenberg, German physicist/writer (types of Lichtenberg) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1742

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 15   Eugene Godecharle, composer was born in the year 1742.  

Jan 24   Anne, Duchess of Cumberland and Strathearn (d. 1808) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer was born in the year 1742.  

Mar 04   Johann Heinrich Egli, composer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 19   In the year 1742 birth of zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch literary/poet  

Mar 19   On this day in history birth of tupac Amaru II, Incan revolutionary (d. 1781)  

Apr 24   On this day in history birth of roman Hoffstetter, composer  

May 03   In the year 1742 birth of jean-Baptiste Krumphultz, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1742

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1742 death of peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (b. 1686)  

Jan 06   Johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Edmond Halley, English scientist (b. 1656) died in the year 1742.  

Feb 22   Charles Rivington, English publisher (b. 1688) died on this day in history.  

Feb 28   In the year 1742 willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53  

Mar 23   In the year 1742 death of jean-Baptiste Dubos, French writer (b. 1670)  

Apr 02   In the year 1742 death of james Douglas, Scottish physician and anatomist (b. 1675)  

Apr 13   Giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1742.