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Historical Events In 1842

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

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 in the year 1842.  

Sep 04   Work on Koln cathedral recommences after 284-year hiatus in the year 1842.  

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

Sep 05   Louis F J Bouwmeester, Dutch actor (Shakespeare) in the year 1842.  

Sep 07   On this day in history john H Zuckertort, German chess player  

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

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

Oct 02   In the year 1842 jose Mariano Elizaga, composer, dies at 56  

Oct 08   Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1842.  

Oct 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history josef Nesvera, composer  

Oct 27   On this day in history 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   In the year 1842 otto Reubke, composer  

Nov 04   Abraham Lincoln marries Mary Todd in Springfield, Ill in the year 1842.  

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

Nov 08   Belgium King Leopold I proclaims child labor laws (for 1889) in the year 1842.  

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   On this day in history fugitive slave George Latimer, captured in Boston  

Nov 22   In the year 1842 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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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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 in the year 1842.  

Jan 07   Johan Lindegren, composer was born in the year 1842.  

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 in the year 1842.  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of josef Breuer, Austrian psychologist (d. 1925)  

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

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 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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