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Historical Events In 1742

Friday, 15 November 2019

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   On this day in history eugene Godecharle, composer  

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   Sardinia & Austria sign alliance in the year 1742.  

Feb 02   British Walpole government resigns in the year 1742.  

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   On this day in history earl of Wilmington becomes British premier  

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

Mar 04   In the year 1742 johann Heinrich Egli, composer  

Mar 19   On this day in history zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch literary/poet  

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   In the year 1742 roman Hoffstetter, composer  

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

May 08   In the year 1742 johann Baptist Krumpholtz, composer  

May 11   Francesco Stradivari, Ital violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

May 17   In the year 1742 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   On this day in history the first indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)  

Jun 04   Quebec Quebec, Le Canada launched; first French warship built in Canada sails for Rochefort, France on this day in history.  

Jun 08   On this day in history omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 62  

Jun 09   On this day in history 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   In the year 1742 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 01   On this day in history bohuslav Matej Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer, dies at 58  

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   In the year 1742 birth of johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer  

Mar 04   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 24   Roman Hoffstetter, composer was born in the year 1742.  

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 in the year 1742.  

Jan 14   Edmond Halley, English scientist (b. 1656) died on this day in history.  

Feb 22   In the year 1742 death of charles Rivington, English publisher (b. 1688)  

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

Mar 23   In the year 1742 death of jean-Baptiste Dubos, French writer (b. 1670)  

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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