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Historical Events In 1742

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

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

Jul 19   In the year 1742 jean-Baptiste Davaux, composer  

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

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

Sep 24   Faneuil Hall opens to the public in the year 1742.  

Oct 12   Johan Peter Melchior, German sculptor in the year 1742.  

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

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

Nov 21   Alessandro Felici, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history carl W Scheele, Swedish pharmacist/chemist (lemon acid)  

Dec 13   In the year 1742 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Anne, Duchess of Cumberland and Strathearn (d. 1808) was born in the year 1742.  

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

Mar 04   Johann Heinrich Egli, composer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 19   In the year 1742 birth of zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch literary/poet  

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

Apr 24   In the year 1742 birth of roman Hoffstetter, composer  

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   Johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies in the year 1742.  

Jan 14   Edmond Halley, English scientist (b. 1656) died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 23   In the year 1742 death of jean-Baptiste Dubos, French writer (b. 1670)  

Apr 02   James Douglas, Scottish physician and anatomist (b. 1675) died in the year 1742.  

Apr 13   In the year 1742 giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59  

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