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Historical Events In 1842

Sunday, 20 September 2020

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

Mar 03   US child labor law regulating working hours passed (Massachusetts) in the year 1842.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Ina Donna Coolbrith, US, poet laureate of Calif 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  

Mar 17   On this day in history indians land in Ohio, a 12 square mile area in Upper Sandusky  

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

Mar 30   On this day in history ether was used as an anaesthetic for 1st time by Dr Crawford Long (Ga)  

Mar 30   In the year 1842 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1842 city-wide fire burns for over 100 hours (Hamburg Germany)  

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

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

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   On this day in history arthur Seymour Sullivan, London England, composer (Gilbert & Sullivan)  

May 14   On this day in history 1st edition of London Illustrated News  

May 14   The first edition of London Illustrated News in the year 1842.  

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 in the year 1842.  

Jan 04   In the year 1842 birth of frederic T. Greenhalge, 38th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of clarence King, mining engineer (geologist)  

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   In the year 1842 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1842 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 06   Constanze Mozart, wife of W.A. Mozart (b. 1763) died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 13   Henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor (b. 1761) died on this day in history.  

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

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