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Historical Events In 1842

Sunday, 26 May 2019

Mar 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history uS child labor law regulating working hours passed (Massachusetts)  

Mar 05   On this day in history over 500 Mexican troops led by Rafael Vasquez invade Texas, briefly occupy San Antonio and then head back to the Rio Grande.  

Mar 07   On this day in history anne CAI van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist  

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

Mar 09   Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Nabucco," premieres in Milan on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1842.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   Ether was used as an anaesthetic for 1st time by Dr Crawford Long (Ga) in the year 1842.  

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

Apr 03   Ulric Dahlgren, Col (Union volunteers), died in 1864 in the year 1842.  

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   On this day in history 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   Louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Brazil (1870-89) on this day in history.  

May 05   In the year 1842 city-wide fire burns for over 100 hours (Hamburg Germany)  

May 05   In the year 1842 johann Nepomuk Fuchs, composer  

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

May 08   In the year 1842 versailles to Paris train catches fire; 50 die  

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   1st edition of London Illustrated News in the year 1842.  

May 14   In the year 1842 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of frederic T. Greenhalge, 38th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896)  

Jan 06   Clarence King, mining engineer (geologist) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Johan Lindegren, composer was born in the year 1842.  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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