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Historical Events In 1842

Sunday, 26 May 2019

Dec 01   On this day in history 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   MJ Auguste Vestrius, French ballet dancers, dies at 82 in the year 1842.  

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

Dec 15   Henry Gadsby, composer in the year 1842.  

Dec 17   In the year 1842 marius Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician (continous groups)  

Dec 19   US recognizes independence of Hawaii in the year 1842.  

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   Calixa Lavallee, composer in the year 1842.  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1842 thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies  

Feb 18   Thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1779) died on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1842 wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85  

Mar 06   On this day in history death of constanze Mozart, wife of W.A. Mozart (b. 1763)  

Mar 07   In the year 1842 christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 13   On this day in history death of henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor (b. 1761)  

Mar 15   On this day in history maria Luigi C Z S Cherubini, Italian composer (Dies Irae), dies at 81  

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