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Historical Events In 1842

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Aug 30   In the year 1842 victor Alphonse Duvernoy, composer  

Aug 31   Micah Rugg patents a nuts & bolts machine in the year 1842.  

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

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

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

Sep 10   In the year 1842 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   In the year 1842 1st edition of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, published  

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

Sep 23   Karl Munzinger, composer in the year 1842.  

Oct 01   On this day in history charles Cros, French mathematician/chemist/poet (Le Hareng Saur)  

Oct 02   Jose Mariano Elizaga, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 24   In the year 1842 josef Nesvera, composer  

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

Oct 28   In the year 1842 anna Elizabeth Dickinson, orator (Joan of Arc of the Civil War)  

Nov 02   On this day in history otto Reubke, composer  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   Anna S Barbiers, actress (Uncle Tom) in the year 1842.  

Nov 22   Mount St Helens in Washington, erupts on this day in history.  

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

Nov 24   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history birth of blessed Mary McKillop, Australian candidate for sainthood (d. 1909)  

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

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

Feb 18   Thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1779) died in the year 1842.  

Feb 21   Wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1842.  

Mar 06   Constanze Mozart, wife of W.A. Mozart (b. 1763) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1842.  

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