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Historical Events In 1842

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1842 amy G C A Bonet-Maury, French reformed theologist  

Jan 02   First US wire suspension bridge for general traffic opens in Pennsylvania in the year 1842.  

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   Johan Lindegren, composer in the year 1842.  

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

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

Jan 11   William James, US, psychologist/philosopher in the year 1842.  

Jan 12   Franciscan nuns begin missionary work on Netherland Antilles in the year 1842.  

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

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

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

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 in the year 1842.  

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 in the year 1842.  

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

Feb 24   In the year 1842 arrigio Enrico Boito, composer  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 15   In the year 1842 birth of blessed Mary McKillop, Australian candidate for sainthood (d. 1909)  

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   On this day in history 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   Thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1779) died on this day in history.  

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   Christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Mar 13   On this day in history death of henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor (b. 1761)  

Mar 15   In the year 1842 maria Luigi C Z S Cherubini, Italian composer (Dies Irae), dies at 81  

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