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Historical Events In 1842

Saturday, 25 May 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   On this day in history assassination attempt made on Queen Victoria  

May 30   In the year 1842 john Francis attempts to assassinate Queen Victoria  

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

Jun 06   James Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor (Amer Acad of Dramatic Art) in the year 1842.  

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

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

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

Jun 19   In the year 1842 carl Johann Adam Zeller, composer  

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

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

Jun 29   On this day in history josef Labor, composer  

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

Jul 04   Gustav Ratzenhofer, Austria, sociologist/judge/fieldmarshal in the year 1842.  

Jul 09   On this day in history notary Stamp Law passes  

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   On this day in history alfred Marshall, London, economist  

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

Aug 01   In the year 1842 rotherhithe Thames Tunnel opens  

Aug 09   In the year 1842 uS-Canada border defined  

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

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

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

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   Willem Linnig jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist in the year 1842.  

Aug 29   Alfred Shaw, cricketer (pioneering England Test bowler) in the year 1842.  

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.  

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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   Frederic T. Greenhalge, 38th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896) was born in the year 1842.  

Jan 06   Clarence King, mining engineer (geologist) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1842 birth of johan Lindegren, composer  

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   Blessed Mary McKillop, Australian candidate for sainthood (d. 1909) was born in the year 1842.  

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   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   Constanze Mozart, wife of W.A. Mozart (b. 1763) died on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 13   On this day in history death of henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor (b. 1761)  

Mar 15   In the year 1842 maria Luigi C Z S Cherubini, Italian composer (Dies Irae), dies at 81  

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