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Historical Events In 1742

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

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

Jan 15   On this day in history eugene Godecharle, composer  

Jan 24   German leaders elect Charles VII Albert Emperor in the year 1742.  

Jan 26   In the year 1742 johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer  

Feb 01   Sardinia & Austria sign alliance in the year 1742.  

Feb 02   British Walpole government resigns in the year 1742.  

Feb 02   British Walpole govt resigns in the year 1742.  

Feb 09   On this day in history british ex-premier Walpole becomes earl of Orford  

Feb 16   Earl of Wilmington becomes British premier in the year 1742.  

Feb 28   Willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53 in the year 1742.  

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

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

Apr 13   George Frederic Handel's "Messiah" performed for 1st time (Dublin) in the year 1742.  

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

Apr 23   Mihael Omerza, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Apr 24   In the year 1742 roman Hoffstetter, composer  

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

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

May 11   In the year 1742 francesco Stradivari, Ital violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 70  

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 in the year 1742.  

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

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

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   Battle of Bloody Marsh-Spanish assault on Simons Island, Georgia in the year 1742.  

Jun 11   Benjamin Franklin invents his Franklin stove in the year 1742.  

Jun 17   On this day in history 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   In the year 1742 johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer, dies at 52  

Jul 01   Bohuslav Matej Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of eugene Godecharle, composer  

Jan 24   Anne, Duchess of Cumberland and Strathearn (d. 1808) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1742 birth of johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer  

Mar 04   In the year 1742 birth of johann Heinrich Egli, composer  

Mar 19   In the year 1742 birth of zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch literary/poet  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Edmond Halley, English scientist (b. 1656) died in the year 1742.  

Feb 22   On this day in history death of charles Rivington, English publisher (b. 1688)  

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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