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Historical Events In 1742

Sunday, 19 January 2020

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

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   In the year 1742 german leaders elect Charles VII Albert Emperor  

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

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

Feb 16   In the year 1742 earl of Wilmington becomes British premier  

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

Mar 04   In the year 1742 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) on this day in history.  

Apr 13   Giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1742.  

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

Apr 24   Roman Hoffstetter, composer in the year 1742.  

May 03   On this day in history jean-Baptiste Krumphultz, composer  

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   Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1742.  

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

Jun 11   In the year 1742 benjamin Franklin invents his Franklin stove  

Jun 17   On this day in history william Hooper, US attorney (signed Decl of Independence)  

Jun 22   In the year 1742 heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer  

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

Jun 28   On this day in history johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer, dies at 52  

Jul 01   Bohuslav Matej Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer, dies at 58 in the year 1742.  

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   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   In the year 1742 birth of johann Heinrich Egli, composer  

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

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   Jean-Baptiste Krumphultz, composer was born in the year 1742.  

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   In the year 1742 johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies  

Jan 14   In the year 1742 death of edmond Halley, English scientist (b. 1656)  

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   Jean-Baptiste Dubos, French writer (b. 1670) died on this day in history.  

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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