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Historical Events In 1842

Saturday, 23 March 2019

Aug 30   Victor Alphonse Duvernoy, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history work on Koln cathedral recommences after 284-year hiatus  

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

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   Odon Peter Jozsef de Mihalovich, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 15   On this day in history pierre MF de Sales Baillot, French violinist/composer, dies at 70  

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

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

Sep 23   In the year 1842 karl Munzinger, composer  

Oct 01   Charles Cros, French mathematician/chemist/poet (Le Hareng Saur) in the year 1842.  

Oct 02   Jose Mariano Elizaga, composer, dies at 56 in the year 1842.  

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   Karl Marx becomes editor-in-chief of Rheinische Zeitung on this day in history.  

Oct 24   Josef Nesvera, composer in the year 1842.  

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

Oct 28   Anna Elizabeth Dickinson, orator (Joan of Arc of the Civil War) in the year 1842.  

Nov 02   On this day in history otto Reubke, composer  

Nov 04   Abraham Lincoln marries Mary Todd in Springfield, Ill on this day in history.  

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

Nov 08   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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   In the year 1842 birth of johan Lindegren, composer  

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

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   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   On this day in history thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies  

Feb 18   On this day in history 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   In the year 1842 death of constanze Mozart, wife of W.A. Mozart (b. 1763)  

Mar 07   On this day in history 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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