What Happened In History Year 642
Historical Events for the Year 642
- 30th April » Chindasuinth is proclaimed king by the Visigoths e.g Visigothic nobility and bishops.
- 5th August » Battle of Maserfield: Penda of Mercia defeats and kills Oswald of Northumbria.
Famous Deaths in History for 642
- 5th August » Oswald of Northumbria (b. 604)
- 12th October » Pope John IV
Historical events for the year 642 by month