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Historical Events In 1842

Friday, 03 April 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   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   On this day in history new York Philharmonic's first concert  

Dec 07   NY Philharmonic's 1st concert in the year 1842.  

Dec 07   Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist (schedelmetingen) in the year 1842.  

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

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 in the year 1842.  

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  

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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   Frederic T. Greenhalge, 38th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896) was born on this day in history.  

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   William James, US, psychologist/philosopher was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 15   On this day in history 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   Pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies  

Feb 18   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of constanze Mozart, wife of W.A. Mozart (b. 1763)  

Mar 07   Christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Mar 13   Henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor (b. 1761) died on this day in history.  

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

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