The year 1842 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1842 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1842 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
29 AugustGreat Britain and China signed the Treaty of Nanking.
11 JanuaryFamous American thinker and philosopher William James was born in New York.
21 FebruaryJohn Greenoff got patent rights for sewing machine in US.
30 MarchEther was first used as an anesthetic.
08 JanuaryDelft University of Technology established the Royal Academy for the Education of Civil Engineers by William II of the Netherlands.
01 FebruaryWillamette University was founded in Salem, Oregon.
31 MarchThe Middleton Junction and Oldham Branch railway line was opened in Vernes, North West England.
13 AprilFirst Anglo-Afghan War: The first British-Afghan War was fought in Geelabad, in which the British Army emerged victorious.
18 JuneAn elementary school system was introduced in Sweden.
09 JulyNotary stamp law approved.
29 AugustGreat Britain and China signed the Treaty of Nanning, the opium war ended.
18 SeptemberThe first edition of the Pittsburgh Post-Gadget was published.
05 OctoberJoseph Grol produced the first Pilsner beer in Bohemia in the city of Pilsen.
26 NovemberUniversity of Notre Dame was established.
20 DecemberThe Military College of South Carolina was established.
13 JanuaryFirst Anglo-Afghan War-William Brydon, an assistant surgeon inthe British Army, arrived at Jalalabad, Afghanistan, the sole Europeansurvivor of the massacre of over 4,500 military personnel and over10,000 civilian camp followers retreating from Kabul, excluding a fewprisoners released later.
09 MarchNabucco, an opera by Italian Romantic composer Giuseppe Verdithat established his reputation as a composer, premiered at the Teatroalla Scala in Milan.
09 MarchThe first documented discovery of gold in California occurred at Rancho San Francisco, six years before the California Gold Rush.
30 MarchAmerican physician Crawford Long was the first to use diethyl ether as an anesthetic in a surgical procedure.
08 MayA train derailed in Paris and caught fire, in which 52 and 200 people were killed.
01 AugustA parade at Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, USA, was attacked by a mob celebrating endoff slavery in the West Indies, increasing the possibility of riots.
28 AugustThe Treaty of Nanking, an uneven treaty that previously abolished Opium, was signed, forcing the Chinese King dynasty to give the right to control of Thailand that is now the site of Hong Kong, and the other of Babish There are concessions.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1842 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
14 JuneAmerican Indian War-American General William J. WorthDeller ended the Second Seminol War.
14 AugustAmerican Indian War-American General William J. WorthDelkar ended the Second Seminol War.
26 NovemberThe Nonre Dame University was established in the South Bend of Indiana, USA, as an all-male-pranicization by members of the Roman Catholic circle of the Holy Cross.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1842 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
01 JuneSatyendranath Tagore / Author / India
18 JanuaryMahadev Govind Ranade / Social reformer, Judge, writer / India
01 OctoberS. Subramania Iyer / Lawyer / India
01 JuneSatyaendra Nath Tagore / Civil Servant / India
01 JuneSatyendranath Tagore / Writer / India
18 JanuaryMahadev Govind Ranade / Freedom Fighter / India

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