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Historical Events In 1742

Sunday, 31 May 2020

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

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

Jan 15   On this day in history eugene Godecharle, composer  

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

Jan 26   Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Sardinia & Austria sign alliance in the year 1742.  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history british Walpole govt resigns  

Feb 09   On this day in history british ex-premier Walpole becomes earl of Orford  

Feb 16   Earl of Wilmington becomes British premier on this day in history.  

Feb 28   Willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 19   Zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch literary/poet in the year 1742.  

Apr 13   George Frederic Handel's "Messiah" performed for 1st time (Dublin) in the year 1742.  

Apr 13   On this day in history giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59  

Apr 23   Mihael Omerza, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1742.  

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

May 03   Jean-Baptiste Krumphultz, composer in the year 1742.  

May 08   Johann Baptist Krumpholtz, composer on this day in history.  

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

May 14   Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

May 17   In the year 1742 frederick great (Emperor of Prussia) beats Austrians  

May 28   1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London) on this day in history.  

May 28   The first indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 08   In the year 1742 omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 62  

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

Jun 11   Benjamin Franklin invents his Franklin stove in the year 1742.  

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

Jun 22   Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer in the year 1742.  

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

Jun 28   Johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer, dies at 52 in the year 1742.  

Jul 01   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1742.  

Mar 19   Zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch literary/poet was born in the year 1742.  

Mar 19   Tupac Amaru II, Incan revolutionary (d. 1781) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1742 johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies  

Jan 14   In the year 1742 death of edmond Halley, English scientist (b. 1656)  

Feb 22   Charles Rivington, English publisher (b. 1688) died in the year 1742.  

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

Mar 23   In the year 1742 death of jean-Baptiste Dubos, French writer (b. 1670)  

Apr 02   On this day in history 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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