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Historical Events In 1842

Friday, 24 January 2020

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   1st US child labor law regulating working hours passed (Mass) in the year 1842.  

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   On this day in history anne CAI van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist  

Mar 07   In the year 1842 christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61  

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

Mar 10   Ina Donna Coolbrith, US, poet laureate of Calif on this day in history.  

Mar 15   In the year 1842 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 30   On this day in history dr Crawford Long, 1st physician to use ether as anesthetic  

Mar 30   Ether first used as an anaesthetic during an operation in the year 1842.  

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

Mar 30   Ether was used as an anaesthetic for first time by Dr Crawford Long (Jefferson GA) on this day in history.  

Apr 03   In the year 1842 ulric Dahlgren, Col (Union volunteers), died in 1864  

Apr 07   Henrik A Bjerregaard, Norw writer/poet (Fjeldeventyret), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Apr 11   In the year 1842 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   On this day in history antero Tarquinio de Quental, Portugal, poet (Beatrice)  

Apr 25   Antonio Fogazzarro, Italian writer/poet (Il santo/Leila) on this day in history.  

Apr 28   Louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Brazil (1870-89) in the year 1842.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 12   Jules Emile Fred Massenet, Montaud France, composer (Manon, Le Cid) in the year 1842.  

May 13   In the year 1842 arthur Seymour Sullivan, London England, composer (Gilbert & Sullivan)  

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

May 14   The first edition of London Illustrated News on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1842 birth of frederic T. Greenhalge, 38th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896)  

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

Jan 12   Francois Coppee, French poet was born in the year 1842.  

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   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   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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1842.  

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