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Historical Events In 1842

Friday, 22 November 2019

May 22   On this day in history farmers Lester Howe and Henry Wetsel discover Howe Caverns when they stumble upon a large gaping hole in the ground.  

May 23   On this day in history jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet, dies at 34  

May 30   Assassination attempt made on Queen Victoria in the year 1842.  

May 30   John Francis attempts to assassinate Queen Victoria in the year 1842.  

Jun 02   In the year 1842 constantly AM Cap, Flemish poet/etcher  

Jun 06   In the year 1842 james Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor (Amer Acad of Dramatic Art)  

Jun 11   Alfred, Liechtenstein noble/politician in the year 1842.  

Jun 12   On this day in history rikard Nordraak, composer  

Jun 16   Natchex Mississippi, hit by tornado; about 500 die on this day in history.  

Jun 19   Carl Johann Adam Zeller, composer in the year 1842.  

Jun 20   Michael Umlauf, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1842.  

Jun 24   Ambrose Bierce, US, satirist (Devil's Dictionary) on this day in history.  

Jun 29   Josef Labor, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 04   First test of electrically operated underwater torpedo sinks gunboat Boxer on this day in history.  

Jul 04   On this day in history gustav Ratzenhofer, Austria, sociologist/judge/fieldmarshal  

Jul 09   Notary Stamp Law passes on this day in history.  

Jul 24   Ambrose Bierce, Ohio, writer (Nuggets & Dust) in the year 1842.  

Jul 24   John Sell Cotman, landscape painter, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 26   In the year 1842 alfred Marshall, London, economist  

Jul 28   C Brentano, writer, dies at 63 in the year 1842.  

Aug 01   Rotherhithe Thames Tunnel opens on this day in history.  

Aug 09   In the year 1842 uS-Canada border defined  

Aug 09   On this day in history uS-Canada border defined by Webster-Ashburton Treaty  

Aug 14   Henry Duff Trail, journalist/author in the year 1842.  

Aug 14   Seminole War ends; Indians removed from Florida to Oklahoma on this day in history.  

Aug 20   Juliaan de Vriendt, Flemish painter in the year 1842.  

Aug 21   The city of Hobart, Tasmania, is founded in the year 1842.  

Aug 24   Edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market) on this day in history.  

Aug 25   On this day in history jerome-Joseph de Momigny, composer, dies at 80  

Aug 26   In the year 1842 heinrich I Quincke, German internist (Lumbaalpunctie)  

Aug 28   On this day in history willem Linnig jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist  

Aug 29   In the year 1842 alfred Shaw, cricketer (pioneering England Test bowler)  

Aug 29   In the year 1842 gr Britain & China sign Treaty of Nanking, ends Opium war  

Aug 29   On this day in history treay Of Nanking, ceeding Hong Kong to Britain  

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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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of william James, US, psychologist/philosopher  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71 in the year 1842.  

Jan 16   Thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies on this day in history.  

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

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