What Happened in May 1642

Historical Events

  • May 6 Ville Marie (Montreal) forms

Historic Event

May 18 Ville-Marie (later Montreal), Canada, founded by the Société Notre-Dame de Montréal

Historic Event

May 30 All honours granted by Charles I are retrospectively annulled by Parliament

Famous Deaths

  • May 6 Frans Francken the Younger, Flemish painter, dies on 61st birthday