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Historical Events In 1642

Thursday, 06 May 2021

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 24   In the year 1642 anne Hilarion de Cotentin, earl of Tourville/knight/admiral/marshal  

Dec 04   In the year 1642 armand-Jean Duplessis Richelieu, bishop of Lucon, dies at about 57  

Dec 13   In the year 1642 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   Pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente in the year 1642.  

Dec 25   The birth of Isacc Newton, English scientist in the year 1642.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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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