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Historical Events In 1842

Friday, 16 November 2018

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   Jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet, dies at 34 on this day in history.  

May 30   In the year 1842 assassination attempt made on Queen Victoria  

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

Jun 02   In the year 1842 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   Alfred, Liechtenstein noble/politician on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history carl Johann Adam Zeller, composer  

Jun 20   In the year 1842 michael Umlauf, composer, dies at 60  

Jun 24   On this day in history ambrose Bierce, US, satirist (Devil's Dictionary)  

Jun 29   In the year 1842 josef Labor, composer  

Jul 04   First test of electrically operated underwater torpedo sinks gunboat Boxer in the year 1842.  

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

Jul 09   Notary Stamp Law passes in the year 1842.  

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

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 in the year 1842.  

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

Aug 09   US-Canada border defined on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1842 seminole War ends; Indians removed from Florida to Oklahoma  

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

Aug 21   In the year 1842 the city of Hobart, Tasmania, is founded.  

Aug 24   Edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 26   In the year 1842 heinrich I Quincke, German internist (Lumbaalpunctie)  

Aug 28   Willem Linnig jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist on this day in history.  

Aug 29   In the year 1842 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 on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of clarence King, mining engineer (geologist)  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of johan Lindegren, composer  

Jan 11   In the year 1842 birth of william James, US, psychologist/philosopher  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of francois Coppee, French poet  

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

Jan 15   Josef Breuer, Austrian psychologist (d. 1925) was born in the year 1842.  

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   Thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 07   Christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Mar 13   Henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor (b. 1761) died in the year 1842.  

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

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