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Historical Events In 1842

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Jan 01   On this day in history 1st illustrated weekly magazine in US publishes 1st issue, NYC  

Jan 02   1st US wire suspension bridge for general traffic opens in Penn in the year 1842.  

Jan 02   In the year 1842 amy G C A Bonet-Maury, French reformed theologist  

Jan 02   In the year 1842 first US wire suspension bridge for general traffic opens in Pennsylvania  

Jan 06   4,500 British & Indian troops leave Kabul, massacred before India in the year 1842.  

Jan 06   4,500 British &Indian troops leave Kabul, massacred before India in the year 1842.  

Jan 06   Clarence King, mining engineer (geologist) in the year 1842.  

Jan 07   Gioacchino Rossini's opera "Stabat Mater" premieres in Paris in the year 1842.  

Jan 07   Johan Lindegren, composer in the year 1842.  

Jan 08   Dutch King Willem II charters Technical College Delft in the year 1842.  

Jan 08   In the year 1842 pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71  

Jan 11   William James, US, psychologist/philosopher on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Franciscan nuns begin missionary work on Netherland Antilles in the year 1842.  

Jan 12   Franciscan nuns begin missionary work on Netherlands Antilles on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Francois Coppee, French poet in the year 1842.  

Jan 13   Dr. William Brydon, a surgeon in the British Army during the First Anglo-Afghan War, becomes famous for being the sole survivor of an army of 16,500 when he reaches the safety of a garrison in Jalalabad in the year 1842.  

Jan 16   In the year 1842 thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies  

Jan 17   Anton G van Hamel, founder (Roman Philology in Netherlands) on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Charles Henri Marechal, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history john Tyler's daughter Elizabeth marries in the White House  

Jan 31   John Tyler's daughter Elizabeth marries in White House in the year 1842.  

Feb 03   In the year 1842 sidney Clopton Lanier, US, composer/poet (Hall of Fame)  

Feb 04   Georg Brandes, [Morris Cohen], Danish literary-historian/critic on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Alexandre Ribit, premier (France) on this day in history.  

Feb 07   In the year 1842 battle of Debre Tabor: Ras Ali Alula, Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia defeats warlord Wube Haile Maryam of Semien.  

Feb 15   On this day in history 1st adhesive postage stamps in US (private delivery company), NYC  

Feb 15   Postage stamps with adhesive on the back are sold for the first time at the New York City post office in the year 1842.  

Feb 21   1st known sewing machine patented in US, John Greenough, Wash DC on this day in history.  

Feb 21   First known sewing machine patented in US, John Greenough, Washington DC on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1842.  

Feb 22   Carl Rosa, Hamburg Germany, founder (Rosa opera company) in the year 1842.  

Feb 24   On this day in history arrigio Enrico Boito, composer  

Feb 25   In the year 1842 karl May, German writer (Old Shatterhand/Winnetou)  

Feb 26   In the year 1842 camille Flammarion, Mars researcher & popularizer of astronomy  

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Famous Birthdays In 1842

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1842 birth of amy G C A Bonet-Maury, French reformed theologist  

Jan 04   Frederic T. Greenhalge, 38th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896) was born in the year 1842.  

Jan 06   Clarence King, mining engineer (geologist) was born in the year 1842.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of johan Lindegren, composer  

Jan 11   In the year 1842 birth of william James, US, psychologist/philosopher  

Jan 12   Francois Coppee, French poet was born in the year 1842.  

Jan 15   Blessed Mary McKillop, Australian candidate for sainthood (d. 1909) was born in the year 1842.  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of josef Breuer, Austrian psychologist (d. 1925)  

Famous Deaths In 1842

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   On this day in history pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71  

Jan 16   On this day in history thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies  

Feb 18   Thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1779) died on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1842 wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85  

Mar 06   Constanze Mozart, wife of W.A. Mozart (b. 1763) died in the year 1842.  

Mar 07   In the year 1842 christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 13   Henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor (b. 1761) died on this day in history.  

Mar 15   In the year 1842 maria Luigi C Z S Cherubini, Italian composer (Dies Irae), dies at 81  

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