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.