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Historical Events In 1842

Tuesday, 04 October 2022

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   On this day in history philip Spencer, 1st US naval officer condemned for mutiny, hanged  

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

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

Dec 07   In the year 1842 new York Philharmonic's first concert  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 15   In the year 1842 henry Gadsby, composer  

Dec 17   On this day in history marius Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician (continous groups)  

Dec 19   On this day in history uS recognizes independence of Hawaii  

Dec 22   On this day in history jose Maria de Heredia, Cuba, French sonnet poet  

Dec 25   Bedrich Divis Weber, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of frederic T. Greenhalge, 38th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of clarence King, mining engineer (geologist)  

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   Francois Coppee, French poet was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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   In the year 1842 pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71  

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 in the year 1842.  

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

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   In the year 1842 maria Luigi C Z S Cherubini, Italian composer (Dies Irae), dies at 81  

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