Historical Events In 1842
Friday, 18 June 2021
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 In the year 1842 jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet, dies at 34
May 30 On this day in history assassination attempt made on Queen Victoria
May 30 John Francis attempts to assassinate Queen Victoria on this day in history.
Jun 02 Constantly AM Cap, Flemish poet/etcher on this day in history.
Jun 06 On this day in history james Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor (Amer Acad of Dramatic Art)
Jun 11 Alfred, Liechtenstein noble/politician on this day in history.
Jun 12 Rikard Nordraak, composer in the year 1842.
Jun 16 Natchex Mississippi, hit by tornado; about 500 die on this day in history.
Jun 19 In the year 1842 carl Johann Adam Zeller, composer
Jun 20 Michael Umlauf, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Jun 24 On this day in history ambrose Bierce, US, satirist (Devil's Dictionary)
Jun 29 Josef Labor, composer in the year 1842.
Jul 04 In the year 1842 first test of electrically operated underwater torpedo sinks gunboat Boxer
Jul 04 Gustav Ratzenhofer, Austria, sociologist/judge/fieldmarshal in the year 1842.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 26 On this day in history alfred Marshall, London, economist
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 in the year 1842.
Aug 14 In the year 1842 henry Duff Trail, journalist/author
Aug 14 Seminole War ends; Indians removed from Florida to Oklahoma in the year 1842.
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 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 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 Alfred Shaw, cricketer (pioneering England Test bowler) in the year 1842.
Aug 29 In the year 1842 gr Britain & China sign Treaty of Nanking, ends Opium war
Aug 29 In the year 1842 treay Of Nanking, ceeding Hong Kong to Britain