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Historical Events In 1842

Tuesday, 07 July 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) on this day in history.  

Mar 03   US child labor law regulating working hours passed (Massachusetts) on this day in history.  

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

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

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 in the year 1842.  

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   Carl A N Rosa, German violinist/composer on this day in history.  

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 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   Ether was used as an anaesthetic for first time by Dr Crawford Long (Jefferson GA) in the year 1842.  

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

Apr 28   Louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Brazil (1870-89) on this day in history.  

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

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

May 08   In the year 1842 emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist  

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

May 12   On this day in history jules Emile Fred Massenet, Montaud France, composer (Manon, Le Cid)  

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   On this day in history 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   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   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   In the year 1842 birth of francois Coppee, French poet  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of blessed Mary McKillop, Australian candidate for sainthood (d. 1909)  

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   On this day in history pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71  

Jan 16   Thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies in the year 1842.  

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

Mar 13   In the year 1842 death of henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor (b. 1761)  

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

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