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Historical Events In 1642

Sunday, 09 August 2020

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

Jan 04   In the year 1642 king Charles I with 400 soldiers attacks the English parliament  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy  

Jan 10   In the year 1642 king Charles I & family flee London for Oxford  

Feb 24   Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66 in the year 1642.  

Mar 01   Georgeana (York) Maine became the 1st incorporated American city in the year 1642.  

Mar 01   Georgeana (York) ME became the first incorporated American city in the year 1642.  

Mar 09   On this day in history english Queen Henriette Mary arrives in Hellevoetsluis Neth  

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

Mar 12   Abel Tasman is 1st European in New Zealand on this day in history.  

Mar 12   Abel Tasman is first European in New Zealand on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Georg Schmezer, composer in the year 1642.  

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

Apr 08   Gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral on this day in history.  

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

May 06   Ville Marie (Montreal) forms in the year 1642.  

May 18   Montréal Canada founded on this day in history.  

May 18   Montreal Canada founded on this day in history.  

May 18   In the year 1642 the Canadian City of Montreal is founded  

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   In the year 1642 george Hickes, English linguistic (Old German Philology)  

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

Jul 18   Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies in the year 1642.  

Jul 22   Johann Quirsfeld, composer in the year 1642.  

Aug 01   In the year 1642 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   Able Tasmans ships Heemskerck/Zeehaen depart out of Batavia on this day in history.  

Aug 14   On this day in history cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723)  

Aug 21   Johann Friedrich Treiber, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 22   On this day in history civil War in England began between Royalists & Parliament  

Aug 22   In the year 1642 english Civil War begins  

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Famous Birthdays In 1642

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1642 birth of mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey)  

Feb 18   In the year 1642 birth of marie Champmesl√©, French actress (d. 1698)  

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

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

Jun 20   In the year 1642 birth of george Hickes, English linguistic (Old German Philology)  

Jul 22   Johann Quirsfeld, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy  

Feb 07   William Bedell, English clergyman (b. 1571) died in the year 1642.  

Feb 24   Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66 on this day in history.  

Apr 30   In the year 1642 death of dmitry Pozharsky, Russian prince (b. 1578)  

May 06   In the year 1642 frans Francken, the Younger, Flemish painter, dies on 61st birthday  

Jul 03   In the year 1642 maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69  

Jul 18   Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 18   On this day in history death of guido Reni, Italian painter (b. 1575)  

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