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Historical Events In 1842

Wednesday, 08 April 2020

Aug 30   Victor Alphonse Duvernoy, composer in the year 1842.  

Aug 31   In the year 1842 micah Rugg patents a nuts & bolts machine  

Aug 31   US Naval Observatory authorized by an act of Congress on this day in history.  

Sep 04   Work on Koln cathedral recommences after 284-year hiatus on this day in history.  

Sep 04   On this day in history work on Kln cathedral recommences after 284-year hiatus  

Sep 05   Louis F J Bouwmeester, Dutch actor (Shakespeare) on this day in history.  

Sep 07   John H Zuckertort, German chess player on this day in history.  

Sep 10   On this day in history letitia Tyler, Pres Tyler's (1841-45) wife, dies at 51  

Sep 13   In the year 1842 odon Peter Jozsef de Mihalovich, composer  

Sep 15   In the year 1842 pierre MF de Sales Baillot, French violinist/composer, dies at 70  

Sep 18   1st edition of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, published on this day in history.  

Sep 20   On this day in history james Dewar, Scottish chemist/physicist (Dewarfles/cordiet)  

Sep 23   On this day in history karl Munzinger, composer  

Oct 01   In the year 1842 charles Cros, French mathematician/chemist/poet (Le Hareng Saur)  

Oct 02   On this day in history jose Mariano Elizaga, composer, dies at 56  

Oct 08   On this day in history christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68  

Oct 08   Princess Sophia weds her cousin duke Charles Saksen-Weimar-Eisenach on this day in history.  

Oct 15   Karl Marx becomes editor-in-chief of Rheinische Zeitung in the year 1842.  

Oct 24   On this day in history josef Nesvera, composer  

Oct 27   In the year 1842 giovanni Giolitti, 5x premier of Italy (1892..1921)  

Oct 28   On this day in history anna Elizabeth Dickinson, orator (Joan of Arc of the Civil War)  

Nov 02   Otto Reubke, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 04   On this day in history abraham Lincoln marries Mary Todd in Springfield, Ill  

Nov 04   In the year 1842 william Barker Cushing, Lt Cmdr (Union Navy), died in 1874  

Nov 08   In the year 1842 belgium King Leopold I proclaims child labor laws (for 1889)  

Nov 14   Henry de Cock, reform vicar, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

Nov 14   In the year 1842 walter Williams, claimed to be last survivor of Civil War (d 1959)  

Nov 15   On this day in history joseph Rastrelli, composer, dies at 43  

Nov 17   In the year 1842 fugitive slave George Latimer, captured in Boston  

Nov 22   On this day in history anna S Barbiers, actress (Uncle Tom)  

Nov 22   Mount St Helens in Washington, erupts in the year 1842.  

Nov 23   In the year 1842 james Lillywhite Jr, cricketer (1st England Test captain)  

Nov 24   Pehr Frigel, composer, dies at 92 in the year 1842.  

Nov 26   In the year 1842 the University of Notre Dame is founded.  

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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   In the year 1842 birth of johan Lindegren, composer  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of william James, US, psychologist/philosopher  

Jan 12   In the year 1842 birth of francois Coppee, French poet  

Jan 15   Blessed Mary McKillop, Australian candidate for sainthood (d. 1909) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1842 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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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