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Historical Events In 1842

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Dec 01   In the year 1842 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  

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

Dec 03   On this day in history ellen Henrietta Richards, US, chemist (Amer Home Eco Assn-1st Pres)  

Dec 05   MJ Auguste Vestrius, French ballet dancers, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Dec 07   On this day in history new York Philharmonic's first concert  

Dec 07   In the year 1842 nY Philharmonic's 1st concert  

Dec 07   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist (schedelmetingen) on this day in history.  

Dec 09   Pjotr A Kopotkin, Russian ruler/anarchist on this day in history.  

Dec 09   St M Glinka's opera "Russlan Ludmilla," premieres in Petersburg in the year 1842.  

Dec 15   In the year 1842 henry Gadsby, composer  

Dec 17   Marius Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician (continous groups) on this day in history.  

Dec 19   US recognizes independence of Hawaii on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Jose Maria de Heredia, Cuba, French sonnet poet on this day in history.  

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

Dec 28   In the year 1842 calixa Lavallee, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1842

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 18   On this day in history death of thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1779)  

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

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 in the year 1842.  

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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