Historical Events In 1642
Thursday, 21 November 2019
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 Perpignan surrenders to French troops in the year 1642.
Sep 23 Giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer on this day in history.
Sep 23 Harvard College in Cambridge, Mass, 1st commencement on this day in history.
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 in the year 1642.
Nov 07 In the year 1642 henry Montagu, 1st Earl of Manchester, English politician
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 In the year 1642 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 Anne Hilarion de Cotentin, earl of Tourville/knight/admiral/marshal in the year 1642.
Dec 04 On this day in history 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 In the year 1642 pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente
Dec 25 On this day in history the birth of Isacc Newton, English scientist