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Historical Events Happened In 1742

Monday, 21 April 2014

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   On this day in history german leaders elect Charles VII Albert Emperor  

Jan 26   Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   British ex-premier Walpole becomes earl of Orford on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 13   George Frederic Handel's "Messiah" performed for 1st time (Dublin) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 23   On this day in history mihael Omerza, composer, dies at 62  

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

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

May 08   Johann Baptist Krumpholtz, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 17   On this day in history frederick great (Emperor of Prussia) beats Austrians  

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

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   On this day in history omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 62  

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

Jun 11   Benjamin Franklin invents his Franklin stove on this day in history.  

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

Jun 22   Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer on this day in history.  

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   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) 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history birth of anne, Duchess of Cumberland and Strathearn (d. 1808)  

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

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

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

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   James Douglas, Scottish physician and anatomist (b. 1675) died on this day in history.  

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