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Historical Events In 1642

Monday, 28 September 2020

Sep 03   On this day in history elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I/Charlotte, dies at 65  

Sep 12   In the year 1642 cinq Mars, French plotter, executed  

Sep 19   Perpignan surrenders to French troops in the year 1642.  

Sep 23   In the year 1642 giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer  

Sep 23   On this day in history harvard College in Cambridge, Mass, 1st commencement  

Oct 23   On this day in history battle at Edgeville (Warwick): King Charles I vs English parliament  

Nov 02   2nd battle at Breitenfeld Saksen: Sweden beat Ferdinand III on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Henry Montagu, 1st Earl of Manchester, English politician in the year 1642.  

Nov 13   Battle at Turnham Green, London: King Charles I vs English parliament on this day in history.  

Nov 16   Cornelis Evertsen the Younger, Dutch buccaneer/lt admiral of Zeeland on this day in history.  

Nov 23   The Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman, discovers Van Dieman's Land (later to be re-named Tasmania) in the year 1642.  

Nov 24   In the year 1642 abel Janzoon Tasman discovers Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania)  

Nov 24   Anne Hilarion de Cotentin, earl of Tourville/knight/admiral/marshal on this day in history.  

Dec 04   Armand-Jean Duplessis Richelieu, bishop of Lucon, dies at about 57 in the year 1642.  

Dec 13   New Zealand discovered by Dutch navigator Abel Tasman on this day in history.  

Dec 13   On this day in history new Zealand discovered by the Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman  

Dec 22   Pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente on this day in history.  

Dec 25   On this day in history the birth of Isacc Newton, English scientist  

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Famous Birthdays In 1642

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Feb 18   On this day in history birth of marie Champmesl√©, French actress (d. 1698)  

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

Apr 08   On this day in history birth of gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral  

Jun 20   On this day in history birth of george Hickes, English linguistic (Old German Philology)  

Jul 22   In the year 1642 birth of johann Quirsfeld, composer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 30   Dmitry Pozharsky, Russian prince (b. 1578) died on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 18   In the year 1642 death of guido Reni, Italian painter (b. 1575)  

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