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Historical Events In 1842

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May 22   In the year 1842 farmers Lester Howe and Henry Wetsel discover Howe Caverns when they stumble upon a large gaping hole in the ground.  

May 23   In the year 1842 jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet, dies at 34  

May 30   On this day in history assassination attempt made on Queen Victoria  

May 30   John Francis attempts to assassinate Queen Victoria on this day in history.  

Jun 02   Constantly AM Cap, Flemish poet/etcher on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 12   Rikard Nordraak, composer on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1842 michael Umlauf, composer, dies at 60  

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

Jun 29   Josef Labor, composer in the year 1842.  

Jul 04   In the year 1842 first test of electrically operated underwater torpedo sinks gunboat Boxer  

Jul 04   Gustav Ratzenhofer, Austria, sociologist/judge/fieldmarshal on this day in history.  

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

Jul 24   In the year 1842 ambrose Bierce, Ohio, writer (Nuggets & Dust)  

Jul 24   John Sell Cotman, landscape painter, dies in the year 1842.  

Jul 26   Alfred Marshall, London, economist on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 09   On this day in history uS-Canada border defined  

Aug 09   US-Canada border defined by Webster-Ashburton Treaty on this day in history.  

Aug 14   On this day in history henry Duff Trail, journalist/author  

Aug 14   Seminole War ends; Indians removed from Florida to Oklahoma in the year 1842.  

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

Aug 21   On this day in history the city of Hobart, Tasmania, is founded.  

Aug 24   Edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market) in the year 1842.  

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

Aug 26   Heinrich I Quincke, German internist (Lumbaalpunctie) in the year 1842.  

Aug 28   In the year 1842 willem Linnig jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist  

Aug 29   Alfred Shaw, cricketer (pioneering England Test bowler) on this day in history.  

Aug 29   Gr Britain & China sign Treaty of Nanking, ends Opium war in the year 1842.  

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   On this day in history 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 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   In the year 1842 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   Thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1779) died on this day in history.  

Feb 21   On this day in history 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   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   Maria Luigi C Z S Cherubini, Italian composer (Dies Irae), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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