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Historical Events Happened In 1742

Friday, 19 December 2014

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

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

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   On this day in history johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer  

Feb 01   On this day in history sardinia & Austria sign alliance  

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

Feb 02   British Walpole govt resigns in the year 1742.  

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   On this day in history zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch literary/poet  

Apr 13   George Frederic Handel's "Messiah" performed for 1st time (Dublin) in the year 1742.  

Apr 13   Giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1742 johann Baptist Krumpholtz, composer  

May 11   Francesco Stradivari, Ital violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1742 the first indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)  

Jun 04   On this day in history quebec Quebec, Le Canada launched; first French warship built in Canada sails for Rochefort, France.  

Jun 08   In the year 1742 omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 62  

Jun 09   Battle of Bloody Marsh-Spanish assault on Simons Island, Georgia in the year 1742.  

Jun 11   On this day in history benjamin Franklin invents his Franklin stove  

Jun 17   William Hooper, US attorney (signed Decl of Independence) on this day in history.  

Jun 22   In the year 1742 heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer  

Jun 26   Arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence) on this day in history.  

Jun 28   Johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Bohuslav Matej Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer, dies at 58 in the year 1742.  

Jul 01   Georg C Lichtenberg, German physicist/writer (types of Lichtenberg) in the year 1742.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1742

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Jan 24   In the year 1742 birth of anne, Duchess of Cumberland and Strathearn (d. 1808)  

Jan 26   In the year 1742 birth of johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer  

Mar 04   On this day in history birth of johann Heinrich Egli, composer  

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   Roman Hoffstetter, composer was born in the year 1742.  

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

Famous Deaths In 1742

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history death of charles Rivington, English publisher (b. 1688)  

Feb 28   On this day in history willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53  

Mar 23   Jean-Baptiste Dubos, French writer (b. 1670) died on this day in history.  

Apr 02   On this day in history death of james Douglas, Scottish physician and anatomist (b. 1675)  

Apr 13   Giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.