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Historical Events In 1742

Sunday, 09 August 2020

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

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

Jan 15   Eugene Godecharle, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1742 german leaders elect Charles VII Albert Emperor  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1742 sardinia & Austria sign alliance  

Feb 02   British Walpole government resigns in the year 1742.  

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   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   In the year 1742 johann Heinrich Egli, composer  

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

Apr 13   In the year 1742 george Frederic Handel's "Messiah" performed for 1st time (Dublin)  

Apr 13   In the year 1742 giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59  

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   In the year 1742 johann Baptist Krumpholtz, composer  

May 11   On this day in history francesco Stradivari, Ital violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 70  

May 14   On this day in history dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop, dies at 64  

May 17   Frederick great (Emperor of Prussia) beats Austrians in the year 1742.  

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

May 28   On this day in history 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 in the year 1742.  

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

Jun 22   On this day in history heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer  

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   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   On this day in history birth of eugene Godecharle, composer  

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   In the year 1742 birth of johann Heinrich Egli, composer  

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 in the year 1742.  

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   In the year 1742 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   Edmond Halley, English scientist (b. 1656) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 28   In the year 1742 willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53  

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

Apr 02   On this day in history death of james Douglas, Scottish physician and anatomist (b. 1675)  

Apr 13   In the year 1742 giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59  

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