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Historical Events In 1842

Monday, 20 January 2020

Aug 30   On this day in history victor Alphonse Duvernoy, composer  

Aug 31   Micah Rugg patents a nuts & bolts machine on this day in history.  

Aug 31   US Naval Observatory authorized by an act of Congress in the year 1842.  

Sep 04   In the year 1842 work on Koln cathedral recommences after 284-year hiatus  

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   On this day in history john H Zuckertort, German chess player  

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

Sep 13   On this day in history odon Peter Jozsef de Mihalovich, composer  

Sep 15   Pierre MF de Sales Baillot, French violinist/composer, dies at 70 in the year 1842.  

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

Sep 20   In the year 1842 james Dewar, Scottish chemist/physicist (Dewarfles/cordiet)  

Sep 23   Karl Munzinger, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 01   On this day in history 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   Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Oct 08   In the year 1842 princess Sophia weds her cousin duke Charles Saksen-Weimar-Eisenach  

Oct 15   In the year 1842 karl Marx becomes editor-in-chief of Rheinische Zeitung  

Oct 24   Josef Nesvera, composer in the year 1842.  

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   On this day in history otto Reubke, composer  

Nov 04   In the year 1842 abraham Lincoln marries Mary Todd in Springfield, Ill  

Nov 04   On this day in history william Barker Cushing, Lt Cmdr (Union Navy), died in 1874  

Nov 08   On this day in history belgium King Leopold I proclaims child labor laws (for 1889)  

Nov 14   In the year 1842 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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 22   Anna S Barbiers, actress (Uncle Tom) on this day in history.  

Nov 22   In the year 1842 mount St Helens in Washington, erupts  

Nov 23   James Lillywhite Jr, cricketer (1st England Test captain) on this day in history.  

Nov 24   In the year 1842 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   Amy G C A Bonet-Maury, French reformed theologist was born in the year 1842.  

Jan 04   Frederic T. Greenhalge, 38th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896) was born in the year 1842.  

Jan 06   Clarence King, mining engineer (geologist) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of johan Lindegren, composer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1842.  

Mar 06   On this day in history death of constanze Mozart, wife of W.A. Mozart (b. 1763)  

Mar 07   In the year 1842 christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 13   In the year 1842 death of henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor (b. 1761)  

Mar 15   In the year 1842 maria Luigi C Z S Cherubini, Italian composer (Dies Irae), dies at 81  

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