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Historical Events In 1842

Sunday, 31 May 2020

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   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   On this day in history john Francis attempts to assassinate Queen Victoria  

Jun 02   In the year 1842 constantly AM Cap, Flemish poet/etcher  

Jun 06   On this day in history james Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor (Amer Acad of Dramatic Art)  

Jun 11   Alfred, Liechtenstein noble/politician in the year 1842.  

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 in the year 1842.  

Jun 24   Ambrose Bierce, US, satirist (Devil's Dictionary) on this day in history.  

Jun 29   On this day in history josef Labor, composer  

Jul 04   In the year 1842 first test of electrically operated underwater torpedo sinks gunboat Boxer  

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

Jul 09   On this day in history notary Stamp Law passes  

Jul 24   In the year 1842 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 in the year 1842.  

Jul 28   C Brentano, writer, dies at 63 in the year 1842.  

Aug 01   Rotherhithe Thames Tunnel opens in the year 1842.  

Aug 09   In the year 1842 uS-Canada border defined  

Aug 09   In the year 1842 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   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 on this day in history.  

Aug 26   Heinrich I Quincke, German internist (Lumbaalpunctie) in the year 1842.  

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   Gr Britain & China sign Treaty of Nanking, ends Opium war on this day in history.  

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

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   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   On this day in history death of constanze Mozart, wife of W.A. Mozart (b. 1763)  

Mar 07   Christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1842.  

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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