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Historical Events Happened In 1742

Friday, 12 February 2016

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 in the year 1742.  

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   Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1742 sardinia & Austria sign alliance  

Feb 02   British Walpole government resigns in the year 1742.  

Feb 02   In the year 1742 british Walpole govt resigns  

Feb 09   In the year 1742 british ex-premier Walpole becomes earl of Orford  

Feb 16   Earl of Wilmington becomes British premier in the year 1742.  

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

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

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

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

Apr 13   In the year 1742 giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59  

Apr 23   Mihael Omerza, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1742.  

Apr 24   In the year 1742 roman Hoffstetter, composer  

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

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 in the year 1742.  

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

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

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   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   Arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence) in the year 1742.  

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

Jul 01   Bohuslav Matej Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Jul 01   In the year 1742 georg C Lichtenberg, German physicist/writer (types of Lichtenberg)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1742

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of eugene Godecharle, composer  

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

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

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

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

Mar 19   Tupac Amaru II, Incan revolutionary (d. 1781) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 24   Roman Hoffstetter, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   Peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (b. 1686) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1742 johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies  

Jan 14   Edmond Halley, English scientist (b. 1656) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 28   Willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53 in the year 1742.  

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

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

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

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