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Historical Events In 1842

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

Mar 02   The Grand National steeplechase at Aintree near Liverpool England is won by Gaylad, ridden by Tom Olliver on this day in history.  

Mar 03   1st US child labor law regulating working hours passed (Mass) on this day in history.  

Mar 03   US child labor law regulating working hours passed (Massachusetts) on this day in history.  

Mar 05   Over 500 Mexican troops led by Rafael Vasquez invade Texas, briefly occupy San Antonio and then head back to the Rio Grande in the year 1842.  

Mar 07   Anne CAI van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist on this day in history.  

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

Mar 09   Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Nabucco," premieres in Milan in the year 1842.  

Mar 10   In the year 1842 ina Donna Coolbrith, US, poet laureate of Calif  

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

Mar 17   On this day in history indians land in Ohio, a 12 square mile area in Upper Sandusky  

Mar 17   Indians land in Ohio, a 12-mile area in Upper Sandusky on this day in history.  

Mar 22   Carl A N Rosa, German violinist/composer on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Stendhal, [Marie-Henri Beyle], French author (Lamiel), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Mar 30   Dr Crawford Long, 1st physician to use ether as anesthetic on this day in history.  

Mar 30   In the year 1842 ether first used as an anaesthetic during an operation  

Mar 30   In the year 1842 ether was used as an anaesthetic for 1st time by Dr Crawford Long (Ga)  

Mar 30   Ether was used as an anaesthetic for first time by Dr Crawford Long (Jefferson GA) in the year 1842.  

Apr 03   On this day in history ulric Dahlgren, Col (Union volunteers), died in 1864  

Apr 07   On this day in history henrik A Bjerregaard, Norw writer/poet (Fjeldeventyret), dies at 50  

Apr 11   On this day in history john England, bishop of Charleston Carolina, dies  

Apr 13   Lord Rosse successfully casts 72" (183-cm) mirror for a telescope in the year 1842.  

Apr 14   Sven August Korling, composer in the year 1842.  

Apr 18   Antero Tarquinio de Quental, Portugal, poet (Beatrice) on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Antonio Fogazzarro, Italian writer/poet (Il santo/Leila) in the year 1842.  

Apr 28   In the year 1842 louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Brazil (1870-89)  

May 05   On this day in history city-wide fire burns for over 100 hours (Hamburg Germany)  

May 05   Johann Nepomuk Fuchs, composer in the year 1842.  

May 08   Emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist on this day in history.  

May 08   Versailles to Paris train catches fire; 50 die on this day in history.  

May 12   In the year 1842 jules Emile Fred Massenet, Montaud France, composer (Manon, Le Cid)  

May 13   On this day in history arthur Seymour Sullivan, London England, composer (Gilbert & Sullivan)  

May 14   1st edition of London Illustrated News on this day in history.  

May 14   On this day in history the first edition of London Illustrated News  

May 15   Emanuel A D M J count de las Cases, French historian (Napoleon), dies at 76 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   Clarence King, mining engineer (geologist) was born in the year 1842.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of johan Lindegren, composer  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of william James, US, psychologist/philosopher  

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

Jan 15   Blessed Mary McKillop, Australian candidate for sainthood (d. 1909) was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 18   Thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1779) died in the year 1842.  

Feb 21   In the year 1842 wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85  

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

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