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Historical Events In 1842

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

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

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

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   On this day in history 4,500 British & Indian troops leave Kabul, massacred before India  

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

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

Jan 07   On this day in history gioacchino Rossini's opera "Stabat Mater" premieres in Paris  

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

Jan 08   Dutch King Willem II charters Technical College Delft on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 12   In the year 1842 franciscan nuns begin missionary work on Netherland Antilles  

Jan 12   In the year 1842 franciscan nuns begin missionary work on Netherlands Antilles  

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   Thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1842 anton G van Hamel, founder (Roman Philology in Netherlands)  

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

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   Georg Brandes, [Morris Cohen], Danish literary-historian/critic in the year 1842.  

Feb 07   Alexandre Ribit, premier (France) in the year 1842.  

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

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

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

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) on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Arrigio Enrico Boito, composer on this day in history.  

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

Feb 26   Camille Flammarion, Mars researcher & popularizer of astronomy on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1842 birth of clarence King, mining engineer (geologist)  

Jan 07   Johan Lindegren, composer was born in the year 1842.  

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

Jan 12   Francois Coppee, French poet was born on this day in history.  

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   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   Wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 07   On this day in history christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 13   On this day in history 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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