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Historical Events Happened In 1742

Thursday, 02 October 2014

Jan 06   Johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies in the year 1742.  

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   On this day in history eugene Godecharle, composer  

Jan 24   In the year 1742 german leaders elect Charles VII Albert Emperor  

Jan 26   On this day in history johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer  

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 in the year 1742.  

Feb 09   On this day in history british ex-premier Walpole becomes earl of Orford  

Feb 16   Earl of Wilmington becomes British premier on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 19   Zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch literary/poet on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop, dies at 64  

May 17   In the year 1742 frederick great (Emperor of Prussia) beats Austrians  

May 28   1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London) on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history the first indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)  

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

Jun 08   Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 62 in the year 1742.  

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

Jun 11   Benjamin Franklin invents his Franklin stove in the year 1742.  

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

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

Jun 26   In the year 1742 arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence)  

Jun 28   Johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer, dies at 52 in the year 1742.  

Jul 01   On this day in history bohuslav Matej Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer, dies at 58  

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 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 in the year 1742.  

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

Mar 19   Tupac Amaru II, Incan revolutionary (d. 1781) was born in the year 1742.  

Apr 24   Roman Hoffstetter, composer was born in the year 1742.  

May 03   On this day in history birth of jean-Baptiste Krumphultz, composer  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history death of edmond Halley, English scientist (b. 1656)  

Feb 22   Charles Rivington, English publisher (b. 1688) died in the year 1742.  

Feb 28   In the year 1742 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.