On This Day

What Happened in 942 AD

Historical Events in 942 AD

  • Oct 30 Alberic nominates Pope Marinus II (Martinus III)
  • Dec 17 Assassination of William I Longsword, 2nd Duke of Normandy.

Famous People Who Died in 942 AD

  • May 16 Saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies
  • Nov 18 Odo van Cluny, 2nd abbott of Cluny (924-42), dies