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.
|Great Britain and China signed the Treaty of Nanking.
|Famous American thinker and philosopher William James was born in New York.
|John Greenoff got patent rights for sewing machine in US.
|Ether was first used as an anesthetic.
|Delft University of Technology established the Royal Academy for the Education of Civil Engineers by William II of the Netherlands.
|Willamette University was founded in Salem, Oregon.
|The Middleton Junction and Oldham Branch railway line was opened in Vernes, North West England.
|First Anglo-Afghan War: The first British-Afghan War was fought in Geelabad, in which the British Army emerged victorious.
|An elementary school system was introduced in Sweden.
|Notary stamp law approved.
|Great Britain and China signed the Treaty of Nanning, the opium war ended.
|The first edition of the Pittsburgh Post-Gadget was published.
|Joseph Grol produced the first Pilsner beer in Bohemia in the city of Pilsen.
|University of Notre Dame was established.
|The Military College of South Carolina was established.
|First 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.
|Nabucco, an opera by Italian Romantic composer Giuseppe Verdithat established his reputation as a composer, premiered at the Teatroalla Scala in Milan.
|The first documented discovery of gold in California occurred at Rancho San Francisco, six years before the California Gold Rush.
|American physician Crawford Long was the first to use diethyl ether as an anesthetic in a surgical procedure.
|A train derailed in Paris and caught fire, in which 52 and 200 people were killed.
|A parade at Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, USA, was attacked by a mob celebrating endoff slavery in the West Indies, increasing the possibility of riots.
|The 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.