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Historical Events In 1842

Sunday, 23 February 2020

May 22   Farmers Lester Howe and Henry Wetsel discover Howe Caverns when they stumble upon a large gaping hole in the ground on this day in history.  

May 23   Jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet, dies at 34 in the year 1842.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 16   Natchex Mississippi, hit by tornado; about 500 die in the year 1842.  

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

Jun 20   In the year 1842 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   Gustav Ratzenhofer, Austria, sociologist/judge/fieldmarshal in the year 1842.  

Jul 09   Notary Stamp Law passes in the year 1842.  

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   Alfred Marshall, London, economist on this day in history.  

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   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   Seminole War ends; Indians removed from Florida to Oklahoma in the year 1842.  

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

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

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

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   On this day in history willem Linnig jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist  

Aug 29   In the year 1842 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   In the year 1842 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   Johan Lindegren, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   William James, US, psychologist/philosopher was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 15   Blessed Mary McKillop, Australian candidate for sainthood (d. 1909) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1842.  

Feb 18   Thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1779) died in the year 1842.  

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

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

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

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