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Historical Events In 1742

Saturday, 21 September 2019

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history eugene Godecharle, composer  

Jan 24   On this day in history german leaders elect Charles VII Albert Emperor  

Jan 26   On this day in history johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer  

Feb 01   Sardinia & Austria sign alliance on this day in history.  

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

Feb 02   In the year 1742 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   On this day in history willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53  

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

Mar 19   Zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch literary/poet on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1742.  

Apr 23   On this day in history mihael Omerza, composer, dies at 62  

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 on this day in history.  

May 14   In the year 1742 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   1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London) in the year 1742.  

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

Jun 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1742 battle of Bloody Marsh-Spanish assault on Simons Island, Georgia  

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

Jun 17   William Hooper, US attorney (signed Decl of Independence) in the year 1742.  

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

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   Bohuslav Matej Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer, dies at 58 in the year 1742.  

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   Eugene Godecharle, composer was born in the year 1742.  

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   Zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch literary/poet was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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 in the year 1742.  

Jan 06   Johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Edmond Halley, English scientist (b. 1656) died in the year 1742.  

Feb 22   Charles Rivington, English publisher (b. 1688) died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 23   Jean-Baptiste Dubos, French writer (b. 1670) died on this day in history.  

Apr 02   James Douglas, Scottish physician and anatomist (b. 1675) died in the year 1742.  

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

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