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Historical Events In 1842

Wednesday, 23 January 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   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   John Francis attempts to assassinate Queen Victoria on this day in history.  

Jun 02   On this day in history constantly AM Cap, Flemish poet/etcher  

Jun 06   James Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor (Amer Acad of Dramatic Art) in the year 1842.  

Jun 11   On this day in history alfred, Liechtenstein noble/politician  

Jun 12   In the year 1842 rikard Nordraak, composer  

Jun 16   Natchex Mississippi, hit by tornado; about 500 die in the year 1842.  

Jun 19   On this day in history carl Johann Adam Zeller, composer  

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   On this day in history josef Labor, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 09   On this day in history notary Stamp Law passes  

Jul 24   Ambrose Bierce, Ohio, writer (Nuggets & Dust) on this day in history.  

Jul 24   John Sell Cotman, landscape painter, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 01   On this day in history 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   Henry Duff Trail, journalist/author on this day in history.  

Aug 14   Seminole War ends; Indians removed from Florida to Oklahoma in the year 1842.  

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

Aug 21   In the year 1842 the city of Hobart, Tasmania, is founded.  

Aug 24   In the year 1842 edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market)  

Aug 25   Jerome-Joseph de Momigny, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1842.  

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

Aug 28   On this day in history willem Linnig jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist  

Aug 29   Alfred Shaw, cricketer (pioneering England Test bowler) in the year 1842.  

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 on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Clarence King, mining engineer (geologist) was born in the year 1842.  

Jan 07   In the year 1842 birth of johan Lindegren, composer  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of francois Coppee, French poet  

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

Jan 15   Josef Breuer, Austrian psychologist (d. 1925) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1842.  

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   On this day in history maria Luigi C Z S Cherubini, Italian composer (Dies Irae), dies at 81  

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