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.