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Historical Events In 1742

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

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

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   In the year 1742 german leaders elect Charles VII Albert Emperor  

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

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

Feb 02   British Walpole government resigns in the year 1742.  

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

Feb 09   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

May 11   In the year 1742 francesco Stradivari, Ital violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 70  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 04   On this day in history 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 in the year 1742.  

Jun 11   Benjamin Franklin invents his Franklin stove on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 26   In the year 1742 arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence)  

Jun 28   Johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Bohuslav Matej Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer, dies at 58 in the year 1742.  

Jul 01   Georg C Lichtenberg, German physicist/writer (types of Lichtenberg) in the year 1742.  

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

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

Famous Deaths In 1742

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1742 death of peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (b. 1686)  

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

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   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 in the year 1742.  

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

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