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