Historical Events In 1842
Tuesday, 17 September 2019
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history john Francis attempts to assassinate Queen Victoria
Jun 02 Constantly AM Cap, Flemish poet/etcher in the year 1842.
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 in the year 1842.
Jun 19 Carl Johann Adam Zeller, composer in the year 1842.
Jun 20 On this day in history michael Umlauf, composer, dies at 60
Jun 24 Ambrose Bierce, US, satirist (Devil's Dictionary) in the year 1842.
Jun 29 In the year 1842 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 on this day in history.
Jul 24 Ambrose Bierce, Ohio, writer (Nuggets & Dust) on this day in history.
Jul 24 On this day in history john Sell Cotman, landscape painter, dies
Jul 26 Alfred Marshall, London, economist in the year 1842.
Jul 28 C Brentano, writer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Aug 01 In the year 1842 rotherhithe Thames Tunnel opens
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 In the year 1842 henry Duff Trail, journalist/author
Aug 14 On this day in history seminole War ends; Indians removed from Florida to Oklahoma
Aug 20 On this day in history juliaan de Vriendt, Flemish painter
Aug 21 In the year 1842 the city of Hobart, Tasmania, is founded.
Aug 24 Edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market) in the year 1842.
Aug 25 In the year 1842 jerome-Joseph de Momigny, composer, dies at 80
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 On this day in history alfred Shaw, cricketer (pioneering England Test bowler)
Aug 29 Gr Britain & China sign Treaty of Nanking, ends Opium war in the year 1842.
Aug 29 In the year 1842 treay Of Nanking, ceeding Hong Kong to Britain