Historical Events In 1842
Tuesday, 26 March 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 Ellen Henrietta Richards, US, chemist (Amer Home Eco Assn-1st Pres) in the year 1842.
Dec 05 On this day in history mJ Auguste Vestrius, French ballet dancers, dies at 82
Dec 07 New York Philharmonic's first concert on this day in history.
Dec 07 In the year 1842 nY Philharmonic's 1st concert
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 On this day in history st M Glinka's opera "Russlan Ludmilla," premieres in Petersburg
Dec 15 On this day in history 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 Jose Maria de Heredia, Cuba, French sonnet poet in the year 1842.
Dec 25 In the year 1842 bedrich Divis Weber, composer, dies at 76
Dec 28 On this day in history calixa Lavallee, composer