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Historical Events In 1642

Monday, 18 March 2019

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

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

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

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

Sep 23   Harvard College in Cambridge, Mass, 1st commencement on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1642.  

Nov 07   Henry Montagu, 1st Earl of Manchester, English politician on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Nov 24   Abel Janzoon Tasman discovers Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) in the year 1642.  

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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1642 birth of mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey)  

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   Johann Quirsfeld, composer was born in the year 1642.  

Aug 01   Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643] was born in the year 1642.  

Aug 14   Cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   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   In the year 1642 willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies  

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

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