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Historical Events In 1842

Tuesday, 26 March 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   Ellen Henrietta Richards, US, chemist (Amer Home Eco Assn-1st Pres) in the year 1842.  

Dec 05   On this day in history mJ Auguste Vestrius, French ballet dancers, dies at 82  

Dec 07   New York Philharmonic's first concert on this day in history.  

Dec 07   In the year 1842 nY Philharmonic's 1st concert  

Dec 07   In the year 1842 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   On this day in history henry Gadsby, composer  

Dec 17   On this day in history marius Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician (continous groups)  

Dec 19   On this day in history uS recognizes independence of Hawaii  

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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1842 birth of clarence King, mining engineer (geologist)  

Jan 07   Johan Lindegren, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 15   Josef Breuer, Austrian psychologist (d. 1925) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1842.  

Feb 18   On this day in history death of thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1779)  

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   Christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1842.  

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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