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Historical Events In 1742

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

Jul 19   On this day in history jean-Baptiste Davaux, composer  

Jul 19   John-Baptist Xavery, Flemish sculptor, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 07   Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General on this day in history.  

Aug 14   On this day in history marie Allard, French ballerina (Auguste Vestris)  

Aug 25   In the year 1742 jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas, composer, dies at 38  

Aug 29   Edmond Hoyle published his "Short Treatise" on the card game whist on this day in history.  

Sep 14   On this day in history james Wilson, Scot/US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)  

Sep 24   In the year 1742 faneuil Hall opens to public  

Sep 24   On this day in history faneuil Hall opens to the public  

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

Nov 18   On this day in history felix Maximo Lopez, composer  

Nov 18   Prussia & England sign anti-French military covenant in the year 1742.  

Nov 21   Alessandro Felici, composer in the year 1742.  

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

Dec 01   In the year 1742 jews are expelled from Great Russia by Empress Elisabeth  

Dec 09   In the year 1742 carl W Scheele, Swedish pharmacist/chemist (lemon acid)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of johann Heinrich Egli, composer  

Mar 19   On this day in history birth of zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch literary/poet  

Mar 19   Tupac Amaru II, Incan revolutionary (d. 1781) was born in the year 1742.  

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

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   In the year 1742 johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies  

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   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   In the year 1742 death of james Douglas, Scottish physician and anatomist (b. 1675)  

Apr 13   On this day in history giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59  

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