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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1642

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey)  

Feb 18   On this day in history birth of marie Champmesl√©, French actress (d. 1698)  

Mar 21   In the year 1642 birth of georg Schmezer, composer  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history death of william Bedell, English clergyman (b. 1571)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 03   On this day in history maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69  

Jul 18   Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies in the year 1642.  

Aug 18   On this day in history death of guido Reni, Italian painter (b. 1575)  

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