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Historical Events In 1742

Sunday, 26 May 2019

Jan 06   In the year 1742 johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies  

Jan 14   English astronomer Edmond Halley, discoverer of the comet now named after him, dies at age 85 in the year 1742.  

Jan 15   Eugene Godecharle, composer in the year 1742.  

Jan 24   German leaders elect Charles VII Albert Emperor in the year 1742.  

Jan 26   In the year 1742 johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer  

Feb 01   In the year 1742 sardinia & Austria sign alliance  

Feb 02   In the year 1742 british Walpole government resigns  

Feb 02   British Walpole govt resigns in the year 1742.  

Feb 09   British ex-premier Walpole becomes earl of Orford on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1742 earl of Wilmington becomes British premier  

Feb 28   In the year 1742 willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53  

Mar 04   Johann Heinrich Egli, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 19   On this day in history zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch literary/poet  

Apr 13   George Frederic Handel's "Messiah" performed for 1st time (Dublin) on this day in history.  

Apr 13   Giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1742.  

Apr 23   Mihael Omerza, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Apr 24   Roman Hoffstetter, composer in the year 1742.  

May 03   Jean-Baptiste Krumphultz, composer on this day in history.  

May 08   On this day in history johann Baptist Krumpholtz, composer  

May 11   Francesco Stradivari, Ital violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

May 14   Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop, dies at 64 in the year 1742.  

May 17   On this day in history frederick great (Emperor of Prussia) beats Austrians  

May 28   In the year 1742 1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)  

May 28   In the year 1742 the first indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)  

Jun 04   Quebec Quebec, Le Canada launched; first French warship built in Canada sails for Rochefort, France on this day in history.  

Jun 08   Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 62 in the year 1742.  

Jun 09   In the year 1742 battle of Bloody Marsh-Spanish assault on Simons Island, Georgia  

Jun 11   In the year 1742 benjamin Franklin invents his Franklin stove  

Jun 17   William Hooper, US attorney (signed Decl of Independence) on this day in history.  

Jun 22   In the year 1742 heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer  

Jun 26   Arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence) on this day in history.  

Jun 28   On this day in history johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer, dies at 52  

Jul 01   In the year 1742 bohuslav Matej Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer, dies at 58  

Jul 01   In the year 1742 georg C Lichtenberg, German physicist/writer (types of Lichtenberg)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1742

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of eugene Godecharle, composer  

Jan 24   Anne, Duchess of Cumberland and Strathearn (d. 1808) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1742 birth of johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer  

Mar 04   On this day in history birth of johann Heinrich Egli, composer  

Mar 19   In the year 1742 birth of zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch literary/poet  

Mar 19   Tupac Amaru II, Incan revolutionary (d. 1781) was born in the year 1742.  

Apr 24   On this day in history birth of roman Hoffstetter, composer  

May 03   In the year 1742 birth of jean-Baptiste Krumphultz, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1742

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (b. 1686)  

Jan 06   On this day in history johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies  

Jan 14   Edmond Halley, English scientist (b. 1656) died on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history death of charles Rivington, English publisher (b. 1688)  

Feb 28   In the year 1742 willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53  

Mar 23   Jean-Baptiste Dubos, French writer (b. 1670) died in the year 1742.  

Apr 02   In the year 1742 death of james Douglas, Scottish physician and anatomist (b. 1675)  

Apr 13   Giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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