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Historical Events In 1642

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Sep 03   Elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I/Charlotte, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Cinq Mars, French plotter, executed on this day in history.  

Sep 19   Perpignan surrenders to French troops on this day in history.  

Sep 23   In the year 1642 giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer  

Sep 23   In the year 1642 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 13   On this day in history battle at Turnham Green, London: King Charles I vs English parliament  

Nov 16   On this day in history cornelis Evertsen the Younger, Dutch buccaneer/lt admiral of Zeeland  

Nov 23   On this day in history the Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman, discovers Van Dieman's Land (later to be re-named Tasmania)  

Nov 24   Abel Janzoon Tasman discovers Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history new Zealand discovered by Dutch navigator Abel Tasman  

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

Dec 22   On this day in history pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente  

Dec 25   The birth of Isacc Newton, English scientist on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1642 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   On this day in history death of william Bedell, English clergyman (b. 1571)  

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

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

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

Jul 03   On this day in history maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69  

Jul 18   In the year 1642 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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