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Historical Events In 1642

Friday, 19 July 2019

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   On this day in history perpignan surrenders to French troops  

Sep 23   Giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer in the year 1642.  

Sep 23   Harvard College in Cambridge, Mass, 1st commencement in the year 1642.  

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

Nov 02   In the year 1642 2nd battle at Breitenfeld Saksen: Sweden beat Ferdinand III  

Nov 07   In the year 1642 henry Montagu, 1st Earl of Manchester, English politician  

Nov 13   In the year 1642 battle at Turnham Green, London: King Charles I vs English parliament  

Nov 16   In the year 1642 cornelis Evertsen the Younger, Dutch buccaneer/lt admiral of Zeeland  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 13   New Zealand discovered by Dutch navigator Abel Tasman in the year 1642.  

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

Dec 22   In the year 1642 pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente  

Dec 25   In the year 1642 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 in the year 1642.  

Feb 18   Marie Champmesl√©, French actress (d. 1698) was born in the year 1642.  

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of georg Schmezer, composer  

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

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

Jul 22   On this day in history birth of johann Quirsfeld, composer  

Aug 01   In the year 1642 birth of ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643]  

Aug 14   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 03   Maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69 on this day in history.  

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

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

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