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Historical Events In 1842

Sunday, 05 July 2020

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

Aug 31   On this day in history 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   In the year 1842 louis F J Bouwmeester, Dutch actor (Shakespeare)  

Sep 07   In the year 1842 john H Zuckertort, German chess player  

Sep 10   Letitia Tyler, Pres Tyler's (1841-45) wife, dies at 51 in the year 1842.  

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   In the year 1842 1st edition of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, published  

Sep 20   James Dewar, Scottish chemist/physicist (Dewarfles/cordiet) in the year 1842.  

Sep 23   On this day in history karl Munzinger, composer  

Oct 01   Charles Cros, French mathematician/chemist/poet (Le Hareng Saur) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 08   In the year 1842 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   On this day in history karl Marx becomes editor-in-chief of Rheinische Zeitung  

Oct 24   On this day in history josef Nesvera, composer  

Oct 27   Giovanni Giolitti, 5x premier of Italy (1892..1921) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1842 abraham Lincoln marries Mary Todd in Springfield, Ill  

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

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

Nov 14   On this day in history henry de Cock, reform vicar, dies at 41  

Nov 14   Walter Williams, claimed to be last survivor of Civil War (d 1959) on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Joseph Rastrelli, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1842.  

Nov 17   Fugitive slave George Latimer, captured in Boston on this day in history.  

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   James Lillywhite Jr, cricketer (1st England Test captain) in the year 1842.  

Nov 24   On this day in history pehr Frigel, composer, dies at 92  

Nov 26   The University of Notre Dame is founded 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   Johan Lindegren, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 18   In the year 1842 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   In the year 1842 christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 13   Henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor (b. 1761) died in the year 1842.  

Mar 15   Maria Luigi C Z S Cherubini, Italian composer (Dies Irae), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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