Historical Events In 1842
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
May 22 Farmers Lester Howe and Henry Wetsel discover Howe Caverns when they stumble upon a large gaping hole in the ground in the year 1842.
May 23 In the year 1842 jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet, dies at 34
May 30 Assassination attempt made on Queen Victoria on this day in history.
May 30 In the year 1842 john Francis attempts to assassinate Queen Victoria
Jun 02 On this day in history 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 In the year 1842 alfred, Liechtenstein noble/politician
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 On this day in history ambrose Bierce, US, satirist (Devil's Dictionary)
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 Gustav Ratzenhofer, Austria, sociologist/judge/fieldmarshal on this day in history.
Jul 09 In the year 1842 notary Stamp Law passes
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 In the year 1842 alfred Marshall, London, economist
Jul 28 On this day in history c Brentano, writer, dies at 63
Aug 01 In the year 1842 rotherhithe Thames Tunnel opens
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 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 In the year 1842 juliaan de Vriendt, Flemish painter
Aug 21 The city of Hobart, Tasmania, is founded on this day in history.
Aug 24 On this day in history edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market)
Aug 25 On this day in history jerome-Joseph de Momigny, composer, dies at 80
Aug 26 Heinrich I Quincke, German internist (Lumbaalpunctie) on this day in history.
Aug 28 In the year 1842 willem Linnig jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist
Aug 29 On this day in history 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 Treay Of Nanking, ceeding Hong Kong to Britain in the year 1842.