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Historical Events In 1842

Sunday, 27 September 2020

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

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

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

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1842 4,500 British &Indian troops leave Kabul, massacred before India  

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

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

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

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

Jan 12   In the year 1842 francois Coppee, French poet  

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) in the year 1842.  

Jan 22   In the year 1842 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   In the year 1842 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   In the year 1842 alexandre Ribit, premier (France)  

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

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   In the year 1842 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   On this day in history wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85  

Feb 22   Carl Rosa, Hamburg Germany, founder (Rosa opera company) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 25   On this day in history 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   Amy G C A Bonet-Maury, French reformed theologist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Frederic T. Greenhalge, 38th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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 in the year 1842.  

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

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

Jan 15   In the year 1842 birth of josef Breuer, Austrian psychologist (d. 1925)  

Famous Deaths In 1842

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

Jan 16   Thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies in the year 1842.  

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 in the year 1842.  

Mar 06   On this day in history death of constanze Mozart, wife of W.A. Mozart (b. 1763)  

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   On this day in history maria Luigi C Z S Cherubini, Italian composer (Dies Irae), dies at 81  

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