Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In 1642

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Sep 03   Elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I/Charlotte, dies at 65 in the year 1642.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 23   In the year 1642 harvard College in Cambridge, Mass, 1st commencement  

Oct 23   Battle at Edgeville (Warwick): King Charles I vs English parliament in the year 1642.  

Nov 02   In the year 1642 2nd battle at Breitenfeld Saksen: Sweden beat Ferdinand III  

Nov 07   Henry Montagu, 1st Earl of Manchester, English politician in the year 1642.  

Nov 13   Battle at Turnham Green, London: King Charles I vs English parliament in the year 1642.  

Nov 16   Cornelis Evertsen the Younger, Dutch buccaneer/lt admiral of Zeeland on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1642.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 13   In the year 1642 new Zealand discovered by Dutch navigator Abel Tasman  

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   On this day in history the birth of Isacc Newton, English scientist  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | Next Page »

Advertisements

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

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   Johann Quirsfeld, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Aug 14   On this day in history 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   Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy in the year 1642.  

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   Guido Reni, Italian painter (b. 1575) died on this day in history.  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Does Religion Cause Terrorism?
Yes
No
Don't Know