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Historical Events In 1742

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Jan 06   Johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies on this day in history.  

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   German leaders elect Charles VII Albert Emperor in the year 1742.  

Jan 26   Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   British ex-premier Walpole becomes earl of Orford in the year 1742.  

Feb 16   On this day in history earl of Wilmington becomes British premier  

Feb 28   Willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Johann Heinrich Egli, composer on this day in history.  

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

Apr 23   In the year 1742 mihael Omerza, composer, dies at 62  

Apr 24   Roman Hoffstetter, composer in the year 1742.  

May 03   In the year 1742 jean-Baptiste Krumphultz, composer  

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   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   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 in the year 1742.  

Jun 17   William Hooper, US attorney (signed Decl of Independence) in the year 1742.  

Jun 22   Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer in the year 1742.  

Jun 26   Arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence) in the year 1742.  

Jun 28   On this day in history 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   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   Eugene Godecharle, composer was born in the year 1742.  

Jan 24   Anne, Duchess of Cumberland and Strathearn (d. 1808) was born in the year 1742.  

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

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   In the year 1742 birth of tupac Amaru II, Incan revolutionary (d. 1781)  

Apr 24   Roman Hoffstetter, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1742 death of edmond Halley, English scientist (b. 1656)  

Feb 22   Charles Rivington, English publisher (b. 1688) died in the year 1742.  

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 in the year 1742.  

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