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Historical Events In 1742

Sunday, 29 March 2020

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

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

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

Feb 01   On this day in history sardinia & Austria sign alliance  

Feb 02   British Walpole government resigns in the year 1742.  

Feb 02   In the year 1742 british Walpole govt resigns  

Feb 09   British ex-premier Walpole becomes earl of Orford on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1742 zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch literary/poet  

Apr 13   In the year 1742 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   Mihael Omerza, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1742.  

Apr 24   On this day in history roman Hoffstetter, composer  

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

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

Jun 09   In the year 1742 battle of Bloody Marsh-Spanish assault on Simons Island, Georgia  

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

Jun 17   William Hooper, US attorney (signed Decl of Independence) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 26   On this day in history arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence)  

Jun 28   On this day in history johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer, dies at 52  

Jul 01   Bohuslav Matej Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Georg C Lichtenberg, German physicist/writer (types of Lichtenberg) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1742

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 15   In the year 1742 birth of eugene Godecharle, composer  

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

Mar 19   On this day in history birth of tupac Amaru II, Incan revolutionary (d. 1781)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 22   On this day in history death of charles Rivington, English publisher (b. 1688)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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