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Historical Events In 1642

Thursday, 25 February 2021

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

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   In the year 1642 giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer  

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

Oct 23   In the year 1642 battle at Edgeville (Warwick): King Charles I vs English parliament  

Nov 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history battle at Turnham Green, London: King Charles I vs English parliament  

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   On this day in history anne Hilarion de Cotentin, earl of Tourville/knight/admiral/marshal  

Dec 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1642 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 in the year 1642.  

Feb 18   Marie Champmesl√©, French actress (d. 1698) was born in the year 1642.  

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   In the year 1642 birth of george Hickes, English linguistic (Old German Philology)  

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   Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy on this day in history.  

Feb 07   In the year 1642 death of william Bedell, English clergyman (b. 1571)  

Feb 24   In the year 1642 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   Maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69 on this day in history.  

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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