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Historical Events In 1842

Saturday, 19 June 2021

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) in the year 1842.  

Mar 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1842 anne CAI van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist  

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

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

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

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   On this day in history indians land in Ohio, a 12-mile area in Upper Sandusky  

Mar 22   Carl A N Rosa, German violinist/composer in the year 1842.  

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   On this day in history ether was used as an anaesthetic for 1st time by Dr Crawford Long (Ga)  

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

Apr 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history lord Rosse successfully casts 72" (183-cm) mirror for a telescope  

Apr 14   On this day in history sven August Korling, composer  

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

Apr 25   In the year 1842 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) in the year 1842.  

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

May 08   On this day in history emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist  

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

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

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

May 15   On this day in history emanuel A D M J count de las Cases, French historian (Napoleon), dies at 76  

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Famous Birthdays In 1842

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

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

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

Jan 16   In the year 1842 thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies  

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

Feb 21   On this day in history wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85  

Mar 06   Constanze Mozart, wife of W.A. Mozart (b. 1763) died in the year 1842.  

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

Mar 13   Henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor (b. 1761) died on this day in history.  

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

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