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Historical Events In 1642

Monday, 17 May 2021

Jan 02   Mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey) on this day in history.  

Jan 04   King Charles I with 400 soldiers attacks the English parliament in the year 1642.  

Jan 08   On this day in history astronomer Galileo Galilei dies in Arcetri, Italy at age 77.  

Jan 08   Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy in the year 1642.  

Jan 10   King Charles I & family flee London for Oxford on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66  

Mar 01   On this day in history georgeana (York) Maine became the 1st incorporated American city  

Mar 01   Georgeana (York) ME became the first incorporated American city on this day in history.  

Mar 09   English Queen Henriette Mary arrives in Hellevoetsluis Neth on this day in history.  

Mar 09   English Queen Henriette Mary arrives in Hellevoetsluis Netherlands on this day in history.  

Mar 12   In the year 1642 abel Tasman is 1st European in New Zealand  

Mar 12   Abel Tasman is first European in New Zealand in the year 1642.  

Mar 21   Georg Schmezer, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 27   The sixth Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Joseph takes office in the year 1642.  

Apr 08   Gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral in the year 1642.  

May 06   Frans Francken, the Younger, Flemish painter, dies on 61st birthday in the year 1642.  

May 06   On this day in history ville Marie (Montreal) forms  

May 18   Montréal Canada founded on this day in history.  

May 18   Montreal Canada founded in the year 1642.  

May 18   The Canadian City of Montreal is founded on this day in history.  

May 30   From this date all honours granted by Charles I are retrospectively annulled by Parliament on this day in history.  

Jun 14   1st compulsory education law in America passed by Massachusetts in the year 1642.  

Jun 14   On this day in history the first compulsory education law in America passed by Massachusetts  

Jun 20   George Hickes, English linguistic (Old German Philology) on this day in history.  

Jul 03   Maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69 in the year 1642.  

Jul 18   On this day in history willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies  

Jul 22   In the year 1642 johann Quirsfeld, composer  

Aug 01   On this day in history ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643]  

Aug 13   In the year 1642 christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap  

Aug 14   In the year 1642 able Tasmans ships Heemskerck/Zeehaen depart out of Batavia  

Aug 14   Cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723) on this day in history.  

Aug 21   On this day in history johann Friedrich Treiber, composer  

Aug 22   Civil War in England began between Royalists & Parliament on this day in history.  

Aug 22   On this day in history english Civil War begins  

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Famous Birthdays In 1642

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey)  

Feb 18   Marie Champmesl√©, French actress (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Georg Schmezer, composer was born in the year 1642.  

Apr 08   In the year 1642 birth of gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral  

Jun 20   George Hickes, English linguistic (Old German Philology) was born in the year 1642.  

Jul 22   Johann Quirsfeld, composer was born in the year 1642.  

Aug 01   Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643] was born on this day in history.  

Aug 14   In the year 1642 birth of cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723)  

Famous Deaths In 1642

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy in the year 1642.  

Feb 07   In the year 1642 death of william Bedell, English clergyman (b. 1571)  

Feb 24   In the year 1642 marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66  

Apr 30   Dmitry Pozharsky, Russian prince (b. 1578) died in the year 1642.  

May 06   Frans Francken, the Younger, Flemish painter, dies on 61st birthday on this day in history.  

Jul 03   Maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69 in the year 1642.  

Jul 18   On this day in history willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies  

Aug 18   Guido Reni, Italian painter (b. 1575) died in the year 1642.  

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