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Historical Events In 1742

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

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   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 in the year 1742.  

Feb 02   On this day in history british Walpole government resigns  

Feb 02   In the year 1742 british Walpole govt resigns  

Feb 09   In the year 1742 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   In the year 1742 johann Heinrich Egli, composer  

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

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

Apr 24   On this day in history roman Hoffstetter, composer  

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

May 08   On this day in history 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   Frederick great (Emperor of Prussia) beats Austrians in the year 1742.  

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

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

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   William Hooper, US attorney (signed Decl of Independence) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Georg C Lichtenberg, German physicist/writer (types of Lichtenberg) in the year 1742.  

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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   Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 24   Roman Hoffstetter, composer was born in the year 1742.  

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   In the year 1742 johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies  

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

Feb 22   In the year 1742 death of charles Rivington, English publisher (b. 1688)  

Feb 28   On this day in history willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53  

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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