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Historical Events In 1842

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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

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   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   In the year 1842 giuseppe Verdi's opera "Nabucco," premieres in Milan  

Mar 10   On this day in history ina Donna Coolbrith, US, poet laureate of Calif  

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

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

Mar 17   Indians land in Ohio, a 12-mile area in Upper Sandusky on this day in history.  

Mar 22   On this day in history 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   Dr Crawford Long, 1st physician to use ether as anesthetic on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1842 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 in the year 1842.  

Apr 11   On this day in history john England, bishop of Charleston Carolina, dies  

Apr 13   In the year 1842 lord Rosse successfully casts 72" (183-cm) mirror for a telescope  

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   In the year 1842 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   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 on this day in history.  

May 08   Versailles to Paris train catches fire; 50 die in the year 1842.  

May 12   In the year 1842 jules Emile Fred Massenet, Montaud France, composer (Manon, Le Cid)  

May 13   Arthur Seymour Sullivan, London England, composer (Gilbert & Sullivan) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1842.  

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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 in the year 1842.  

Jan 07   In the year 1842 birth of johan Lindegren, composer  

Jan 11   William James, US, psychologist/philosopher was born in the year 1842.  

Jan 12   Francois Coppee, French poet was born on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1842.  

Jan 16   On this day in history thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies  

Feb 18   On this day in history death of thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1779)  

Feb 21   Wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1842.  

Mar 06   On this day in history death of constanze Mozart, wife of W.A. Mozart (b. 1763)  

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

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

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

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