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Historical Events In 1842

Thursday, 19 September 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   On this day in history 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   NY Philharmonic's 1st concert on this day in history.  

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

Dec 15   Henry Gadsby, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 17   Marius Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician (continous groups) in the year 1842.  

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

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

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

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   Amy G C A Bonet-Maury, French reformed theologist was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1842 birth of johan Lindegren, composer  

Jan 11   In the year 1842 birth of william James, US, psychologist/philosopher  

Jan 12   Francois Coppee, French poet was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Blessed Mary McKillop, Australian candidate for sainthood (d. 1909) was born in the year 1842.  

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   On this day in history pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71  

Jan 16   Thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies in the year 1842.  

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   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   In the year 1842 death of henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor (b. 1761)  

Mar 15   In the year 1842 maria Luigi C Z S Cherubini, Italian composer (Dies Irae), dies at 81  

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