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Historical Events In 1742

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

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

Jan 14   On this day in history english astronomer Edmond Halley, discoverer of the comet now named after him, dies at age 85.  

Jan 15   On this day in history eugene Godecharle, composer  

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   Sardinia & Austria sign alliance on this day in history.  

Feb 02   In the year 1742 british Walpole government resigns  

Feb 02   British Walpole govt resigns in the year 1742.  

Feb 09   In the year 1742 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   Johann Heinrich Egli, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1742.  

Jun 08   Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jun 09   Battle of Bloody Marsh-Spanish assault on Simons Island, Georgia on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 24   In the year 1742 birth of roman Hoffstetter, composer  

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   On this day in history 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   Willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53 in the year 1742.  

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

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

Apr 13   Giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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