On This Day

Historical Events in May 1642

  • May 6 Ville Marie (Montreal) forms

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

Nurse and Settler of New France Jeanne Mance
Nurse and Settler of New France
Jeanne Mance

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

King of England Charles I
King of England
Charles I