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Historical Events In 1842

Sunday, 20 September 2020

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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 07   On this day in history nY Philharmonic's 1st concert  

Dec 07   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist (schedelmetingen) on this day in history.  

Dec 09   On this day in history pjotr A Kopotkin, Russian ruler/anarchist  

Dec 09   St M Glinka's opera "Russlan Ludmilla," premieres in Petersburg on this day in history.  

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

Dec 17   Marius Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician (continous groups) on this day in history.  

Dec 19   In the year 1842 uS recognizes independence of Hawaii  

Dec 22   In the year 1842 jose Maria de Heredia, Cuba, French sonnet poet  

Dec 25   In the year 1842 bedrich Divis Weber, composer, dies at 76  

Dec 28   Calixa Lavallee, composer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1842

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   Clarence King, mining engineer (geologist) was born in the year 1842.  

Jan 07   Johan Lindegren, composer was born in the year 1842.  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1842 birth of francois Coppee, French poet  

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

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of josef Breuer, Austrian psychologist (d. 1925)  

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   Thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1779) died in the year 1842.  

Feb 21   On this day in history wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85  

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

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

Mar 13   Henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor (b. 1761) died in the year 1842.  

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

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