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Historical Events In 1842

Thursday, 23 May 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 in the year 1842.  

Jan 02   Amy G C A Bonet-Maury, French reformed theologist on this day in history.  

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

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   William James, US, psychologist/philosopher in the year 1842.  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history franciscan nuns begin missionary work on Netherlands Antilles  

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 in the year 1842.  

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   On this day in history john Tyler's daughter Elizabeth marries in White House  

Feb 03   In the year 1842 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history postage stamps with adhesive on the back are sold for the first time at the New York City post office.  

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 in the year 1842.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of francois Coppee, French poet  

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

Jan 15   Josef Breuer, Austrian psychologist (d. 1925) was born in the year 1842.  

Famous Deaths In 1842

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   Pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71 in the year 1842.  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   In the year 1842 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   Henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor (b. 1761) died in the year 1842.  

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

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