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Historical Events Happened In 1742

Wednesday, 17 September 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   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   On this day in history british Walpole govt resigns  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jun 28   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   Eugene Godecharle, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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