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Historical Events In 1642

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Sep 03   On this day in history elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I/Charlotte, dies at 65  

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

Sep 19   On this day in history perpignan surrenders to French troops  

Sep 23   Giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer on this day in history.  

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

Oct 23   Battle at Edgeville (Warwick): King Charles I vs English parliament on this day in history.  

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   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) in the year 1642.  

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   Armand-Jean Duplessis Richelieu, bishop of Lucon, dies at about 57 in the year 1642.  

Dec 13   New Zealand discovered by Dutch navigator Abel Tasman on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1642.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1642.  

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

Jul 03   In the year 1642 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   In the year 1642 death of guido Reni, Italian painter (b. 1575)  

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