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Historical Events In 1842

Thursday, 07 July 2022

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

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 07   In the year 1842 anne CAI van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist  

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

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

Mar 10   Ina Donna Coolbrith, US, poet laureate of Calif in the year 1842.  

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

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

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

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 in the year 1842.  

Apr 11   John England, bishop of Charleston Carolina, dies in the year 1842.  

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

Apr 14   Sven August Korling, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 18   In the year 1842 antero Tarquinio de Quental, Portugal, poet (Beatrice)  

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

May 05   Johann Nepomuk Fuchs, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   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   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   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   Pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 18   In the year 1842 death of thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1779)  

Feb 21   Wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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   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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