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Historical Events In 1842

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Mar 02   In the year 1842 the Grand National steeplechase at Aintree near Liverpool England is won by Gaylad, ridden by Tom Olliver.  

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

Mar 03   In the year 1842 uS child labor law regulating working hours passed (Massachusetts)  

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   In the year 1842 christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 09   On this day in history giuseppe Verdi's opera "Nabucco," premieres in Milan  

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

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

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

Mar 17   Indians land in Ohio, a 12-mile area in Upper Sandusky in the year 1842.  

Mar 22   In the year 1842 carl A N Rosa, German violinist/composer  

Mar 23   In the year 1842 stendhal, [Marie-Henri Beyle], French author (Lamiel), dies at 59  

Mar 30   Dr Crawford Long, 1st physician to use ether as anesthetic in the year 1842.  

Mar 30   On this day in history ether first used as an anaesthetic during an operation  

Mar 30   Ether was used as an anaesthetic for 1st time by Dr Crawford Long (Ga) on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 14   In the year 1842 sven August Korling, composer  

Apr 18   On this day in history antero Tarquinio de Quental, Portugal, poet (Beatrice)  

Apr 25   On this day in history antonio Fogazzarro, Italian writer/poet (Il santo/Leila)  

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

May 05   City-wide fire burns for over 100 hours (Hamburg Germany) on this day in history.  

May 05   In the year 1842 johann Nepomuk Fuchs, composer  

May 08   Emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist in the year 1842.  

May 08   Versailles to Paris train catches fire; 50 die in the year 1842.  

May 12   Jules Emile Fred Massenet, Montaud France, composer (Manon, Le Cid) on this day in history.  

May 13   Arthur Seymour Sullivan, London England, composer (Gilbert & Sullivan) in the year 1842.  

May 14   In the year 1842 1st edition of London Illustrated News  

May 14   The first edition of London Illustrated News in the year 1842.  

May 15   Emanuel A D M J count de las Cases, French historian (Napoleon), dies at 76 in the year 1842.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1842

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Jan 04   Frederic T. Greenhalge, 38th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896) was born in the year 1842.  

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

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

Jan 11   William James, US, psychologist/philosopher was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Mar 07   Christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1842.  

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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