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Historical Events In 1842

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Dec 01   Midshipman Philip Spencer, son of Secretary of War John C. Spencer, is hanged for mutiny from the yardarm of the U.S.S. Somers, a small brig of war at sea in West Indian waters. He was convicted at a court-martial held on the ship of conspiring to organize a mutiny, murder the officers, and convert the captured ship into a pirate vessel on this day in history.  

Dec 01   In the year 1842 philip Spencer, 1st US naval officer condemned for mutiny, hanged  

Dec 03   In the year 1842 ellen Henrietta Richards, US, chemist (Amer Home Eco Assn-1st Pres)  

Dec 05   In the year 1842 mJ Auguste Vestrius, French ballet dancers, dies at 82  

Dec 07   New York Philharmonic's first concert on this day in history.  

Dec 07   NY Philharmonic's 1st concert in the year 1842.  

Dec 07   In the year 1842 otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist (schedelmetingen)  

Dec 09   Pjotr A Kopotkin, Russian ruler/anarchist in the year 1842.  

Dec 09   On this day in history st M Glinka's opera "Russlan Ludmilla," premieres in Petersburg  

Dec 15   In the year 1842 henry Gadsby, composer  

Dec 17   In the year 1842 marius Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician (continous groups)  

Dec 19   US recognizes independence of Hawaii in the year 1842.  

Dec 22   Jose Maria de Heredia, Cuba, French sonnet poet in the year 1842.  

Dec 25   On this day in history bedrich Divis Weber, composer, dies at 76  

Dec 28   On this day in history calixa Lavallee, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1842

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1842 birth of amy G C A Bonet-Maury, French reformed theologist  

Jan 04   Frederic T. Greenhalge, 38th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1842 birth of william James, US, psychologist/philosopher  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of francois Coppee, French poet  

Jan 15   In the year 1842 birth of blessed Mary McKillop, Australian candidate for sainthood (d. 1909)  

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   Pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies  

Feb 18   In the year 1842 death of thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1779)  

Feb 21   Wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Mar 06   On this day in history death of constanze Mozart, wife of W.A. Mozart (b. 1763)  

Mar 07   In the year 1842 christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 13   On this day in history 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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