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Historical Events In 1842

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Jan 01   1st illustrated weekly magazine in US publishes 1st issue, NYC in the year 1842.  

Jan 02   1st US wire suspension bridge for general traffic opens in Penn on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1842 4,500 British & Indian troops leave Kabul, massacred before India  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history clarence King, mining engineer (geologist)  

Jan 07   In the year 1842 gioacchino Rossini's opera "Stabat Mater" premieres in Paris  

Jan 07   Johan Lindegren, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1842 dutch King Willem II charters Technical College Delft  

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   In the year 1842 franciscan nuns begin missionary work on Netherland Antilles  

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   In the year 1842 anton G van Hamel, founder (Roman Philology in Netherlands)  

Jan 22   On this day in history charles Henri Marechal, composer  

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

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

Feb 03   On this day in history sidney Clopton Lanier, US, composer/poet (Hall of Fame)  

Feb 04   In the year 1842 georg Brandes, [Morris Cohen], Danish literary-historian/critic  

Feb 07   In the year 1842 alexandre Ribit, premier (France)  

Feb 07   On this day in history battle of Debre Tabor: Ras Ali Alula, Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia defeats warlord Wube Haile Maryam of Semien.  

Feb 15   In the year 1842 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   1st known sewing machine patented in US, John Greenough, Wash DC in the year 1842.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history carl Rosa, Hamburg Germany, founder (Rosa opera company)  

Feb 24   Arrigio Enrico Boito, composer in the year 1842.  

Feb 25   Karl May, German writer (Old Shatterhand/Winnetou) on this day in history.  

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   Amy G C A Bonet-Maury, French reformed theologist was born in the year 1842.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of frederic T. Greenhalge, 38th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896)  

Jan 06   Clarence King, mining engineer (geologist) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1842 birth of johan Lindegren, composer  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1842 birth of francois Coppee, French poet  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of blessed Mary McKillop, Australian candidate for sainthood (d. 1909)  

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

Feb 18   On this day in history death of thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1779)  

Feb 21   On this day in history wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85  

Mar 06   Constanze Mozart, wife of W.A. Mozart (b. 1763) died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 13   In the year 1842 death of henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor (b. 1761)  

Mar 15   Maria Luigi C Z S Cherubini, Italian composer (Dies Irae), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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