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Historical Events In 1842

Monday, 21 June 2021

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

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   In the year 1842 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   In the year 1842 louis F J Bouwmeester, Dutch actor (Shakespeare)  

Sep 07   John H Zuckertort, German chess player on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Letitia Tyler, Pres Tyler's (1841-45) wife, dies at 51 in the year 1842.  

Sep 13   Odon Peter Jozsef de Mihalovich, composer on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   Anna Elizabeth Dickinson, orator (Joan of Arc of the Civil War) on this day in history.  

Nov 02   Otto Reubke, composer in the year 1842.  

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

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

Nov 08   Belgium King Leopold I proclaims child labor laws (for 1889) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 14   In the year 1842 walter Williams, claimed to be last survivor of Civil War (d 1959)  

Nov 15   In the year 1842 joseph Rastrelli, composer, dies at 43  

Nov 17   Fugitive slave George Latimer, captured in Boston on this day in history.  

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

Nov 24   Pehr Frigel, composer, dies at 92 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1842 birth of johan Lindegren, composer  

Jan 11   William James, US, psychologist/philosopher was born in the year 1842.  

Jan 12   In the year 1842 birth of francois Coppee, French poet  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of blessed Mary McKillop, Australian candidate for sainthood (d. 1909)  

Jan 15   In the year 1842 birth of josef Breuer, Austrian psychologist (d. 1925)  

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

Feb 21   On this day in history wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85  

Mar 06   Constanze Mozart, wife of W.A. Mozart (b. 1763) died in the year 1842.  

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   On this day in history maria Luigi C Z S Cherubini, Italian composer (Dies Irae), dies at 81  

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