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Historical Events In 1742

Tuesday, 04 October 2022

Jul 12   On this day in history evaristo EF dall' Abaco, Ital cellist/composer, dies on 67th birthday  

Jul 19   Jean-Baptiste Davaux, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 19   On this day in history john-Baptist Xavery, Flemish sculptor, dies at 45  

Jul 28   On this day in history prussia & Austria sign peace treaty  

Aug 07   In the year 1742 nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General  

Aug 14   In the year 1742 marie Allard, French ballerina (Auguste Vestris)  

Aug 25   Jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas, composer, dies at 38 in the year 1742.  

Aug 29   Edmond Hoyle published his "Short Treatise" on the card game whist in the year 1742.  

Sep 14   In the year 1742 james Wilson, Scot/US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)  

Sep 24   Faneuil Hall opens to public on this day in history.  

Sep 24   In the year 1742 faneuil Hall opens to the public  

Oct 12   Johan Peter Melchior, German sculptor on this day in history.  

Nov 18   Felix Maximo Lopez, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 18   On this day in history prussia & England sign anti-French military covenant  

Nov 21   On this day in history alessandro Felici, composer  

Dec 01   On this day in history empress Elisabeth orders expulsion of all Jews from Russia  

Dec 01   Jews are expelled from Great Russia by Empress Elisabeth in the year 1742.  

Dec 09   Carl W Scheele, Swedish pharmacist/chemist (lemon acid) on this day in history.  

Dec 13   Willem KH Friso tests his mothers potatoes in the year 1742.  

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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 in the year 1742.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 24   On this day in history birth of roman Hoffstetter, composer  

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

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 in the year 1742.  

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   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   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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