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Historical Events In 1842

Sunday, 07 March 2021

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   Jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet, dies at 34 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history constantly AM Cap, Flemish poet/etcher  

Jun 06   On this day in history james Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor (Amer Acad of Dramatic Art)  

Jun 11   On this day in history alfred, Liechtenstein noble/politician  

Jun 12   In the year 1842 rikard Nordraak, composer  

Jun 16   In the year 1842 natchex Mississippi, hit by tornado; about 500 die  

Jun 19   Carl Johann Adam Zeller, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 20   Michael Umlauf, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Ambrose Bierce, US, satirist (Devil's Dictionary) in the year 1842.  

Jun 29   On this day in history josef Labor, composer  

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 in the year 1842.  

Jul 24   On this day in history ambrose Bierce, Ohio, writer (Nuggets & Dust)  

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

Jul 26   Alfred Marshall, London, economist in the year 1842.  

Jul 28   On this day in history c Brentano, writer, dies at 63  

Aug 01   On this day in history rotherhithe Thames Tunnel opens  

Aug 09   US-Canada border defined in the year 1842.  

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

Aug 14   In the year 1842 henry Duff Trail, journalist/author  

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   On this day in history edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market)  

Aug 25   Jerome-Joseph de Momigny, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1842.  

Aug 26   Heinrich I Quincke, German internist (Lumbaalpunctie) on this day in history.  

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   Gr Britain & China sign Treaty of Nanking, ends Opium war on this day in history.  

Aug 29   Treay Of Nanking, ceeding Hong Kong to Britain in the year 1842.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1842

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1842 birth of amy G C A Bonet-Maury, French reformed theologist  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1842 thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies  

Feb 18   Thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1779) died on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1842 wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85  

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

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

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