Historical Events In 1842
Wednesday, 23 January 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 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 In the year 1842 nY Philharmonic's 1st concert
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 St M Glinka's opera "Russlan Ludmilla," premieres in Petersburg in the year 1842.
Dec 15 In the year 1842 henry Gadsby, composer
Dec 17 Marius Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician (continous groups) on this day in history.
Dec 19 US recognizes independence of Hawaii on this day in history.
Dec 22 Jose Maria de Heredia, Cuba, French sonnet poet on this day in history.
Dec 25 On this day in history bedrich Divis Weber, composer, dies at 76
Dec 28 In the year 1842 calixa Lavallee, composer