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Historical Events In 1742

Tuesday, 26 March 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Eugene Godecharle, composer in the year 1742.  

Jan 24   German leaders elect Charles VII Albert Emperor on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer in the year 1742.  

Feb 01   In the year 1742 sardinia & Austria sign alliance  

Feb 02   On this day in history british Walpole government resigns  

Feb 02   On this day in history british Walpole govt resigns  

Feb 09   British ex-premier Walpole becomes earl of Orford in the year 1742.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Apr 24   In the year 1742 roman Hoffstetter, composer  

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 in the year 1742.  

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

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

May 28   On this day in history 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   In the year 1742 omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 62  

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   On this day in history william Hooper, US attorney (signed Decl of Independence)  

Jun 22   Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 26   Arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence) in the year 1742.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1742 birth of anne, Duchess of Cumberland and Strathearn (d. 1808)  

Jan 26   Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer was born in the year 1742.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   Peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (b. 1686) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies in the year 1742.  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 02   James Douglas, Scottish physician and anatomist (b. 1675) died on this day in history.  

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

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