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Historical Events In 1842

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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   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 in the year 1842.  

Sep 05   On this day in history louis F J Bouwmeester, Dutch actor (Shakespeare)  

Sep 07   In the year 1842 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   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   In the year 1842 charles Cros, French mathematician/chemist/poet (Le Hareng Saur)  

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

Oct 08   In the year 1842 christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68  

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   In the year 1842 josef Nesvera, composer  

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

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

Nov 02   Otto Reubke, composer in the year 1842.  

Nov 04   In the year 1842 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   In the year 1842 belgium King Leopold I proclaims child labor laws (for 1889)  

Nov 14   Henry de Cock, reform vicar, dies at 41 in the year 1842.  

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 in the year 1842.  

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   On this day in history james Lillywhite Jr, cricketer (1st England Test captain)  

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

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   In the year 1842 birth of frederic T. Greenhalge, 38th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896)  

Jan 06   In the year 1842 birth of clarence King, mining engineer (geologist)  

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

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

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   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 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   In the year 1842 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   In the year 1842 death of henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor (b. 1761)  

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

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