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Historical Events In 1742

Friday, 16 November 2018

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   Sardinia & Austria sign alliance on this day in history.  

Feb 02   British Walpole government resigns in the year 1742.  

Feb 02   British Walpole govt resigns on this day in history.  

Feb 09   In the year 1742 british ex-premier Walpole becomes earl of Orford  

Feb 16   Earl of Wilmington becomes British premier in the year 1742.  

Feb 28   Willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53 in the year 1742.  

Mar 04   Johann Heinrich Egli, composer in the year 1742.  

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

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

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

Apr 23   In the year 1742 mihael Omerza, composer, dies at 62  

Apr 24   Roman Hoffstetter, composer on this day in history.  

May 03   On this day in history jean-Baptiste Krumphultz, composer  

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

May 11   Francesco Stradivari, Ital violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 70 in the year 1742.  

May 14   On this day in history dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop, dies at 64  

May 17   Frederick great (Emperor of Prussia) beats Austrians on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1742 quebec Quebec, Le Canada launched; first French warship built in Canada sails for Rochefort, France.  

Jun 08   Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jun 09   Battle of Bloody Marsh-Spanish assault on Simons Island, Georgia on this day in history.  

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

Jun 17   In the year 1742 william Hooper, US attorney (signed Decl of Independence)  

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   In the year 1742 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   On this day in history 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   Eugene Godecharle, composer was born in the year 1742.  

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   Johann Heinrich Egli, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Mar 19   In the year 1742 birth of tupac Amaru II, Incan revolutionary (d. 1781)  

Apr 24   Roman Hoffstetter, composer was born in the year 1742.  

May 03   On this day in history 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   Charles Rivington, English publisher (b. 1688) died in the year 1742.  

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   On this day in history death of james Douglas, Scottish physician and anatomist (b. 1675)  

Apr 13   In the year 1742 giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59  

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