Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In 1842

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

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   On this day in history jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet, dies at 34  

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

May 30   John Francis attempts to assassinate Queen Victoria in the year 1842.  

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) 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   In the year 1842 natchex Mississippi, hit by tornado; about 500 die  

Jun 19   Carl Johann Adam Zeller, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 20   On this day in history michael Umlauf, composer, dies at 60  

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

Jun 29   In the year 1842 josef Labor, composer  

Jul 04   First test of electrically operated underwater torpedo sinks gunboat Boxer in the year 1842.  

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   Rotherhithe Thames Tunnel opens in the year 1842.  

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

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   In the year 1842 seminole War ends; Indians removed from Florida to Oklahoma  

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   Edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market) in the year 1842.  

Aug 25   Jerome-Joseph de Momigny, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Aug 26   Heinrich I Quincke, German internist (Lumbaalpunctie) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 29   In the year 1842 alfred Shaw, cricketer (pioneering England Test bowler)  

Aug 29   On this day in history gr Britain & China sign Treaty of Nanking, ends Opium war  

Aug 29   Treay Of Nanking, ceeding Hong Kong to Britain in the year 1842.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next Page »

Advertisements

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   In the year 1842 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 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1842

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   Pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71 in the year 1842.  

Jan 16   Thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies in the year 1842.  

Feb 18   On this day in history death of thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1779)  

Feb 21   In the year 1842 wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85  

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 in the year 1842.  

Mar 13   In the year 1842 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  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Is coronavirus a biological weapon?
Yes
No
Don't Know