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Historical Events In 1842

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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 on this day in history.  

May 30   Assassination attempt made on Queen Victoria in the year 1842.  

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   James Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor (Amer Acad of Dramatic Art) on this day in history.  

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   Michael Umlauf, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Ambrose Bierce, US, satirist (Devil's Dictionary) in the year 1842.  

Jun 29   Josef Labor, composer in the year 1842.  

Jul 04   On this day in history first test of electrically operated underwater torpedo sinks gunboat Boxer  

Jul 04   Gustav Ratzenhofer, Austria, sociologist/judge/fieldmarshal in the year 1842.  

Jul 09   Notary Stamp Law passes on this day in history.  

Jul 24   On this day in history ambrose Bierce, Ohio, writer (Nuggets & Dust)  

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

Jul 26   Alfred Marshall, London, economist in the year 1842.  

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

Aug 01   On this day in history rotherhithe Thames Tunnel opens  

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

Aug 09   On this day in history uS-Canada border defined by Webster-Ashburton Treaty  

Aug 14   Henry Duff Trail, journalist/author in the year 1842.  

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   On this day in history the city of Hobart, Tasmania, is founded.  

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   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   Gr Britain & China sign Treaty of Nanking, ends Opium war in the year 1842.  

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   On this day in history birth of frederic T. Greenhalge, 38th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of clarence King, mining engineer (geologist)  

Jan 07   Johan Lindegren, composer was born in the year 1842.  

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

Jan 12   Francois Coppee, French poet was born in the year 1842.  

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

Jan 15   On this day in history 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   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   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   On this day in history death of henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor (b. 1761)  

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

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