Historical Events In 1842
Friday, 15 November 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 in the year 1842.
Dec 01 Philip Spencer, 1st US naval officer condemned for mutiny, hanged in the year 1842.
Dec 03 In the year 1842 ellen Henrietta Richards, US, chemist (Amer Home Eco Assn-1st Pres)
Dec 05 On this day in history mJ Auguste Vestrius, French ballet dancers, dies at 82
Dec 07 New York Philharmonic's first concert in the year 1842.
Dec 07 NY Philharmonic's 1st concert on this day in history.
Dec 07 On this day in history otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist (schedelmetingen)
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 on this day in history.
Dec 15 In the year 1842 henry Gadsby, composer
Dec 17 In the year 1842 marius Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician (continous groups)
Dec 19 In the year 1842 uS recognizes independence of Hawaii
Dec 22 Jose Maria de Heredia, Cuba, French sonnet poet in the year 1842.
Dec 25 Bedrich Divis Weber, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1842.
Dec 28 On this day in history calixa Lavallee, composer