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Historical Events In 1842

Monday, 18 March 2019

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

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

Jan 02   On this day in history amy G C A Bonet-Maury, French reformed theologist  

Jan 02   First US wire suspension bridge for general traffic opens in Pennsylvania on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Gioacchino Rossini's opera "Stabat Mater" premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1842 johan Lindegren, composer  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   Franciscan nuns begin missionary work on Netherlands Antilles in the year 1842.  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history 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.  

Jan 16   Thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 22   In the year 1842 charles Henri Marechal, composer  

Jan 31   John Tyler's daughter Elizabeth marries in the White House on this day in history.  

Jan 31   John Tyler's daughter Elizabeth marries in White House on this day in history.  

Feb 03   Sidney Clopton Lanier, US, composer/poet (Hall of Fame) in the year 1842.  

Feb 04   On this day in history georg Brandes, [Morris Cohen], Danish literary-historian/critic  

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

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   In the year 1842 1st adhesive postage stamps in US (private delivery company), NYC  

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

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

Feb 21   On this day in history first known sewing machine patented in US, John Greenough, Washington DC  

Feb 21   Wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 25   Karl May, German writer (Old Shatterhand/Winnetou) in the year 1842.  

Feb 26   Camille Flammarion, Mars researcher & popularizer of astronomy in the year 1842.  

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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   In the year 1842 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   On this day in history 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   Josef Breuer, Austrian psychologist (d. 1925) was born on this day in history.  

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   Thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1779) died in the year 1842.  

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

Mar 06   In the year 1842 death of constanze Mozart, wife of W.A. Mozart (b. 1763)  

Mar 07   On this day in history 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 in the year 1842.  

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