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Historical Events In 1842

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

May 22   Farmers Lester Howe and Henry Wetsel discover Howe Caverns when they stumble upon a large gaping hole in the ground in the year 1842.  

May 23   In the year 1842 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   In the year 1842 john Francis attempts to assassinate Queen Victoria  

Jun 02   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   Carl Johann Adam Zeller, composer in the year 1842.  

Jun 20   Michael Umlauf, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1842.  

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

Jun 29   Josef Labor, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 09   In the year 1842 notary Stamp Law passes  

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

Jul 24   John Sell Cotman, landscape painter, dies in the year 1842.  

Jul 26   In the year 1842 alfred Marshall, London, economist  

Jul 28   On this day in history c Brentano, writer, dies at 63  

Aug 01   In the year 1842 rotherhithe Thames Tunnel opens  

Aug 09   On this day in history uS-Canada border defined  

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

Aug 14   In the year 1842 henry Duff Trail, journalist/author  

Aug 14   Seminole War ends; Indians removed from Florida to Oklahoma on this day in history.  

Aug 20   In the year 1842 juliaan de Vriendt, Flemish painter  

Aug 21   The city of Hobart, Tasmania, is founded on this day in history.  

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   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   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   Amy G C A Bonet-Maury, French reformed theologist was born in the year 1842.  

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   On this day in history birth of johan Lindegren, composer  

Jan 11   William James, US, psychologist/philosopher was born in the year 1842.  

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 in the year 1842.  

Famous Deaths In 1842

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   On this day in history pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71  

Jan 16   In the year 1842 thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies  

Feb 18   In the year 1842 death of thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1779)  

Feb 21   Wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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   Henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor (b. 1761) died on this day in history.  

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

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