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Historical Events In 1742

Thursday, 18 July 2019

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   In the year 1742 eugene Godecharle, composer  

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

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

Feb 01   In the year 1742 sardinia & Austria sign alliance  

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

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   On this day in history willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53  

Mar 04   Johann Heinrich Egli, composer in the year 1742.  

Mar 19   In the year 1742 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 23   Mihael Omerza, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1742.  

Apr 24   Roman Hoffstetter, composer in the year 1742.  

May 03   Jean-Baptiste Krumphultz, composer in the year 1742.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 28   1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London) in the year 1742.  

May 28   On this day in history the first indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)  

Jun 04   In the year 1742 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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer  

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

Jun 28   In the year 1742 johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer, dies at 52  

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

Jul 01   In the year 1742 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   Eugene Godecharle, composer was born in the year 1742.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 04   On this day in history birth of johann Heinrich Egli, composer  

Mar 19   Zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch literary/poet was born on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1742 johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of edmond Halley, English scientist (b. 1656)  

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

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

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