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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  

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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   Clarence King, mining engineer (geologist) was born in the year 1842.  

Jan 07   Johan Lindegren, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of william James, US, psychologist/philosopher  

Jan 12   Francois Coppee, French poet was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of blessed Mary McKillop, Australian candidate for sainthood (d. 1909)  

Jan 15   In the year 1842 birth of josef Breuer, Austrian psychologist (d. 1925)  

Famous Deaths In 1842

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   In the year 1842 pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71  

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 in the year 1842.  

Feb 21   Wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1842.  

Mar 06   Constanze Mozart, wife of W.A. Mozart (b. 1763) died in the year 1842.  

Mar 07   In the year 1842 christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 13   In the year 1842 death of henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor (b. 1761)  

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

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