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Historical Events In 1742

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

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

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

Jul 19   John-Baptist Xavery, Flemish sculptor, dies at 45 in the year 1742.  

Jul 28   Prussia & Austria sign peace treaty in the year 1742.  

Aug 07   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 14   On this day in history 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 in the year 1742.  

Nov 18   Felix Maximo Lopez, composer in the year 1742.  

Nov 18   In the year 1742 prussia & England sign anti-French military covenant  

Nov 21   Alessandro Felici, composer in the year 1742.  

Dec 01   Empress Elisabeth orders expulsion of all Jews from Russia on this day in history.  

Dec 01   On this day in history jews are expelled from Great Russia by Empress Elisabeth  

Dec 09   Carl W Scheele, Swedish pharmacist/chemist (lemon acid) in the year 1742.  

Dec 13   On this day in history willem KH Friso tests his mothers potatoes  

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

Jan 26   Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Mar 19   Zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch literary/poet was born on this day in history.  

Mar 19   On this day in history birth of tupac Amaru II, Incan revolutionary (d. 1781)  

Apr 24   Roman Hoffstetter, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history death of edmond Halley, English scientist (b. 1656)  

Feb 22   Charles Rivington, English publisher (b. 1688) died in the year 1742.  

Feb 28   Willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 13   Giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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