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Historical Events In 1842

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

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   On this day in history 1st US child labor law regulating working hours passed (Mass)  

Mar 03   In the year 1842 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   Anne CAI van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist in the year 1842.  

Mar 07   Christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1842.  

Mar 22   In the year 1842 carl A N Rosa, German violinist/composer  

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 in the year 1842.  

Mar 30   Ether first used as an anaesthetic during an operation on this day in history.  

Mar 30   In the year 1842 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   Ulric Dahlgren, Col (Union volunteers), died in 1864 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 14   Sven August Korling, composer in the year 1842.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1842 johann Nepomuk Fuchs, composer  

May 08   Emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1842.  

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   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 in the year 1842.  

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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   Frederic T. Greenhalge, 38th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1842 birth of clarence King, mining engineer (geologist)  

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

Jan 11   William James, US, psychologist/philosopher was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Francois Coppee, French poet was born in the year 1842.  

Jan 15   Blessed Mary McKillop, Australian candidate for sainthood (d. 1909) was born in the year 1842.  

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   In the year 1842 pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71  

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

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

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