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Historical Events In 1642

Friday, 10 April 2020

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   Giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer in the year 1642.  

Sep 23   On this day in history 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   In the year 1642 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) in the year 1642.  

Nov 24   In the year 1642 abel Janzoon Tasman discovers Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania)  

Nov 24   In the year 1642 anne Hilarion de Cotentin, earl of Tourville/knight/admiral/marshal  

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

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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   Marie Champmesl√©, French actress (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of georg Schmezer, composer  

Apr 08   In the year 1642 birth of gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral  

Jun 20   George Hickes, English linguistic (Old German Philology) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 14   In the year 1642 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   William Bedell, English clergyman (b. 1571) died in the year 1642.  

Feb 24   In the year 1642 marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66  

Apr 30   In the year 1642 death of dmitry Pozharsky, Russian prince (b. 1578)  

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   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.  

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