| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions
Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

Historical Events In 1642

Thursday, 19 May 2022

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 in the year 1642.  

Sep 19   In the year 1642 perpignan surrenders to French troops  

Sep 23   Giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer in the year 1642.  

Sep 23   Harvard College in Cambridge, Mass, 1st commencement in the year 1642.  

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

Nov 02   On this day in history 2nd battle at Breitenfeld Saksen: Sweden beat Ferdinand III  

Nov 07   On this day in history henry Montagu, 1st Earl of Manchester, English politician  

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 in the year 1642.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   New Zealand discovered by the Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman in the year 1642.  

Dec 22   In the year 1642 pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente  

Dec 25   The birth of Isacc Newton, English scientist in the year 1642.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | Next Page »

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1642 birth of johann Quirsfeld, composer  

Aug 01   Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643] was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1642.  

Feb 07   William Bedell, English clergyman (b. 1571) died on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66 in the year 1642.  

Apr 30   Dmitry Pozharsky, Russian prince (b. 1578) died in the year 1642.  

May 06   In the year 1642 frans Francken, the Younger, Flemish painter, dies on 61st birthday  

Jul 03   Maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69 in the year 1642.  

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

Aug 18   Guido Reni, Italian painter (b. 1575) died on this day in history.  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

If you could time-travel, where would you go?
Past
Future
Present