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