Historical Events In 1842
Tuesday, 04 October 2022
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 On this day in history 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 NY Philharmonic's 1st concert in the year 1842.
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 In the year 1842 st M Glinka's opera "Russlan Ludmilla," premieres in Petersburg
Dec 15 In the year 1842 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 On this day in history jose Maria de Heredia, Cuba, French sonnet poet
Dec 25 Bedrich Divis Weber, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Dec 28 On this day in history calixa Lavallee, composer