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Gregorian calendar 1842
MDCCCXLII
Ab urbe condita 2595
Armenian calendar 1291
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Chinese calendar 4538 – 4539
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Hebrew calendar 5602 – 5603
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1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). 1839 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events and Trends End of the Napoleonic Wars in Europe (1803 - 1815). ... Events and Trends Nationalistic independence movements helped reshape the world during this decade: Greece declares independence from the Ottoman Empire (1821). ... Events and Trends Electromagnetic induction discovered by Michael Faraday Dutch-speaking farmers known as Voortrekkers emigrate northwards from the Cape Colony Croquet invented in Ireland Railroad construction begins in earnest in the United States Egba refugees fleeing the Yoruba civil wars found the city of Abeokuta in south-west Nigeria... // Events and Trends Technology First use of general anesthesia in an operation, by Crawford Long The first electrical telegraph sent by Samuel Morse on May 24, 1844 from Baltimore to Washington, D.C.. War, peace and politics First signing of the Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o Waitangi) on February... // Events and Trends Technology Production of steel revolutionised by invention of the Bessemer process Benjamin Silliman fractionates petroleum by distillation for the first time First transatlantic telegraph cable laid First safety elevator installed by Elisha Otis Science Charles Darwin publishes The Origin of Species, putting forward the theory of evolution... // Events and trends Technology The First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States is built in the six year period between 1863 and 1869. ... // Events and Trends Technology The invention of the telephone (1876) by Alexander Graham Bell. ... 1839 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1842 in archaeology // Explorations Excavations Finds Publications Richard Owen invents the word Dinosauria to classify Megalosaurus, Iguanodon, and Hylaeosaurus. ... See also: 1841 in art, other events of 1842, 1843 in art, list of years in art. ... See also: 1841 in literature, other events of 1842, 1843 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1841 in music, other events of 1842, 1843 in music and the list of years in music. Events May 31 - Frederick William IV of Prussia creates a new order of merit for the arts and sciences. ... This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1842. ... See also: Other events of 1842 List of years in science . ... 1841 colonial governors - Events of 1842 - 1843 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1842 List of religious leaders in 1842 List of international organization leaders in 1842 Portugal Angola - Manuel Eleutério Malheiro, Governor-General of Angola (1839-1842) José Xavier Bressane Leite... 1841 state leaders - Events of 1842 - 1843 state leaders - State leaders by year See also: List of religious leaders in 1842 List of international organization leaders in 1842 List of colonial governors in 1842 // Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Kwaku Dua I Panyin, Asantehene (1834-1867) Buganda - Suna II, King of Buganda... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Ab urbe condita (AUC or a. ... Dates are marked by the letters Ô¹ÕŽ or the like, often with a line over, indicating tvin (in the year) followed by one to four letters, each of which stands for a number based on its order in the alphabet. ... The Chinese calendar (Traditional Chinese:農曆; Simplified Chinese: 农历; pinyin: nónglì) is a lunisolar calendar incorporating elements of a lunar calendar with those of a solar calendar. ... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (干支 pinyin: gānzhÄ«) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (十干; shígān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (十二支; shíèrzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in China... The Hebrew calendar (Hebrew: ) or Jewish calendar is the annual calendar used in Judaism. ... The Hindu calendar used in Vedic times has undergone many changes in the process of regionalization, and today there are several regional Indian calendars, as well as an Indian national calendar. ... There is disagreement as to the meaning of the Indian word Samvat. ... The Hindu calendar used in Vedic times has undergone many changes in the process of regionalization, and today there are several regional Indian calendars. ... Kali Yuga is also the title of a book by Roland Charles Wagner. ... The Iranian calendar (also known as Persian calendar or the Jalaali Calendar) is a solar calendar currently used in Iran and Afghanistan. ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (also called Hijri calendar, Arabic التقويم الهجري) is the calendar used to date events in many predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to celebrate Islamic holy days. ... Koinobori, flags decorated like koi, are popular decorations around Childrens Day This mural on the wall of a Tokyo subway station celebrates Hazuki, the eighth month. ... Tempō (天保) was a Japanese era after Bunsei and before Kōka and spanned from December 10 (?), 1830 to December 2 (?), 1844. ... The Runic calendar (or Rune staff) appears to have been a medieval Swedish invention, whereas clog almanacs appear in several European countries. ... This is the calendar for any common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) e. ...

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February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Ali II of Yejju (c. ... The Emperor (Geez ንጉሠ ነገሥት, , King of Kings) of Ethiopia was the hereditary ruler of Ethiopia until the abolition of the monarchy in 1975. ... The Battle of Debre Tabor was a conflict initiated by Dejazmach Wube Haile Maryam to overthrow Ras Ali II as Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia and gain control of Ethiopia. ... February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... A modern machine (Singer Symphonie 300) A sewing machine is a mechanical (or electromechanical) device that joins fabric using thread. ... March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... Official language(s) See: Languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 268,581 sq mi (695,622 km²)  - Width 660 miles (1,065 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Alamo City Location Location in the state of Texas Coordinates , Government Counties Bexar County Mayor Phil Hardberger Geographical characteristics Area     City 1067. ... The Rio Grande flowing in Big Bend National Park The Rio Grande in its lower course, between Matamoros and Brownsville Known as the Rio Grande in the United States and as the Río Bravo (or, more formally, the Río Bravo del Norte) in Mexico, the river, 3,034... The Texas Revolution was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Tejas portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in leap years). ... Cetacaine, a typical topical anesthetic Anesthesia or anaesthesia (see spelling differences), is the process of blocking the perception of pain and other sensations. ... Crawford Williamson Long (November 1, 1815 – June 16, 1878) was an American physician and pharmacist. ... Diethyl ether, also known as ether and ethoxyethane, is a clear, colorless, and highly flammable liquid with a low boiling point and a characteristic smell. ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... The Middleton Junction and Oldham Branch Railway (MJOBR) was opened on March 31, 1842 by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, whose chief engineer was George Stephenson. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location (dark green) within the United Kingdom (light green), with the Republic of Ireland (blue) to its west Languages English Capital London Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population –mid-2004... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... The Eiffel Tower, the international symbol of the city, as viewed from the Trocadéro This article is about the capital and largest city in France. ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... The Dorr Rebellion was a short-lived armed insurrection in Rhode Island in 1841 and 1842, led by Thomas Wilson Dorr who was agitating for changes to the states electoral system. ... Thomas Wilson Dorr was born in 1805 and died in 1854. ... Nickname: Beehive of Industry, The Renaissance City Official website: http://www. ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... Grahamstown is a town in the Eastern Cape Province, of the Republic of South Africa and is known in Xhosa as iRhini. ... Boer is the Afrikaans (and Dutch) word for farmer which came to denote the descendants of the Afrikaans-speaking migrating farmers of the expanding eastern Cape frontier. ... City motto: Debile Principium Melion Fortuna Sequetu (Latin: Better Fortune Follows A Difficult Beginning) Province KwaZulu-Natal Mayor Obed Mlaba Area  - % water 2,292 km² N/A Population  - Total (2004)  - Density Not ranked 3,346,799 1,460/km² Established 1835 Time zone SAST (UTC+2) Calling code 031 edit... August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... August 9 is the 221st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (222nd in leap years), with 144 days remaining. ... Headline text The Webster-Ashburton Treaty, signed August 9, 1842, settled the dispute over the location of the Maine-New Brunswick border between the United States and Canada as well as the location of the border (at the 49th parallel) in the westward frontier up to the Rocky Mountains and... White Goat Wilderness Area, Alberta, Canada View of the Rocky Mountains as depicted on the Colorado state quarter The Rocky Mountains, often called the Rockies, are a broad mountain range in western North America. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... Nanking, August 29, 1842, Peace Treaty between the Queen of Great Britain and the Emperor of China The Treaty of Nanking (Chinese: 南京條約, NánjÄ«ng TiáoyuÄ“) is the agreement which marked the end of the First Opium War between the United Kingdom and China. ... The First Opium War or the First Anglo-Chinese War was fought between Great Britain and the Qing Empire in China from 1839 to 1842 with the aim of forcing China to import British opium. ... December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (358th in leap years). ...

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Sons of Temperance Procession, Hill End, New South Wales, a gold mining town in Australia, 1872 The Sons of Temperance was a brotherhood of men who promoted the temperance movement and mutual support. ... Major-General William Elphinstone Major-General William George Keith Elphinstone, British soldier. ... A view of the old city Kabul Kabul (, Kâbl, in Persian کابل) is the capital and largest city of Afghanistan with a population variously estimated at 2 to 4 million. ... Jalalabad (Persian: Jalālābād) is the capital of Nangarhar province in Afghanistan, 150 km east of Kabul near the Khyber Pass. ... Mohammad Akbar Khan (?-1849) was an Afghan general. ... Dost Mahommed Khan (1793 - June 9, 1863) founded the Barakzai dynasty in Afghanistan. ... The British Empire in 1897, marked in pink, the traditional colour for Imperial British dominions on maps. ... The Income Tax Act 1842 (citation 5 & 6 Vict c. ... Above: A variety of coins considered to be lower-value, including an Irish 2p piece and many US pennies. ... Pound may refer to Look up pound in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... HM Prison Pentonville is a prison built in 1842 in North London. ... Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest urban area in New Zealand. ... Ohio Wesleyan University (also Wesleyan or OWU, pronounced oh-WOO) is a private coeducational liberal arts college located in Delaware, Ohio. ... The University of Notre Dame is a leading Roman Catholic institution of higher learning located in Notre Dame, Indiana, immediately northeast of South Bend, Indiana, United States. ... The Congregation of Holy Cross (C.S.C.) is a Roman Catholic congregation of priests and brothers founded in 1837 by the Venerable Father Basil Anthony-Marie Moreau, CSC in Le Mans, France. ... The Scroll and Key Society is a secret society that was established by John Addison Porter and others at Yale University in 1842. ... A secret society is an organization that requires its members to conceal certain activities—such as rites of initiation—from outsiders. ... Yale redirects here. ... Commonwealth v. ... Pilsener or pilsner is a type of lager beer. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... Hollins University is a four-year institution of higher education, a private university located on a beautiful 475-acre campus in Roanoke, Virginia. ...

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February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Sidney Lanier. ... 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Arrigo Boito (February 24, 1842 – June 10, 1918) was an Italian poet, successful journalist, novelist and composer, best known today for his opera libretti and his own opera, Mefistofele. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Karl May Karl Friedrich May (Hohenstein-Ernstthal, February 25, 1842 - Radebeul, March 30, 1912) was the best selling German writer of all time, noted chiefly for wild west books set in the American West and similar books set in the Middle East; in addition, he also wrote some lesser-known... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in leap years). ... Mykola Vitaliyovych Lysenko (1842-03-10 – 1912-10-24 N.S., 1842-03-22 – 1912-11-06 O.S.) was a Ukrainian composer, pianist, conductor and folksong collector. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... Édouard Manet, Portrait of Stéphane Mallarmé . Stéphane Mallarmé (March 18, 1842 – September 9, 1898) was a French poet and critic. ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... Emil Christian Hansen (May 8, 1842 - August 27, 1909) was a Danish fermentation physiologist. ... 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan (May 13, 1842 – November 22, 1900) was an English composer best known for his operatic collaborations with librettist W. S. Gilbert. ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... Rikard Nordraak (June 12, 1842–March 20, 1866) was a Norwegian composer, born in Christiania (now Oslo). ... 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... This is the song that never ends yes it gos on and on my friends some people started singing it not knowing what it was they just started singing it forever just becauseThis is the song that never ends yes it gos on and on my friends some... Osborne Reynolds Osborne Reynolds (23 August 1842–21 February 1912) was an Irish fluid dynamics engineer. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... John Hollis Bankhead (September 13, 1842–March 1, 1920) was a U.S. senator from the state of Alabama. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 3 - Babe Ruth is traded by the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees for $125,000, the largest sum ever paid for a player at that time. ... September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... Sultan Abdul Hamid II Abd_ul_Hamid II also Abdulhamid, Abdul Hamid, Abd al_Hamid II, or Abdul_Hamid (September 21, 1842 – February 10, 1918) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from August 31, 1876 – April 27, 1909. ... The Osmanli Dynasty, also the House of Osman, ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1281 to 1923, beginning with Osman I (not counting his father, Ertuğrul), though the dynasty was not proclaimed until 1383 when Murad I declared himself sultan. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in Leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Joseph Start (October 14, 1842 - March 27, 1927), sometimes called Old Reliable, was one of the biggest stars of baseballs earliest era, and certainly the top first baseman of his time. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 49 days remaining. ... Lord Rayleigh The Right Honourable John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh (aka Lord Rayleigh) (12 November 1842 – 30 June 1919) was a British physicist who (with William Ramsay) discovered the element argon, an achievement that earned him the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1904. ... Sir Edward Appletons medal Photographs of Nobel Prize Medals. ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... December 2 is the 336th day (337th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Charles William Alcock (December 2, 1842 - February 26, 1907) was a very influential sports administrator and player. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Peter Kropotkin Prince Peter Alexeevich Kropotkin (In Russian Пётр Алексе́евич Кропо́ткин) (December 9, 1842 - February 8, 1921) was one of Russias foremost anarchists and one of the first advocates of what he called anarchist communism: the model of society he advocated for most of his life was that of a communalist society... 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Anna Elizabeth Dickinson (1842 - 1932) was an orator and lecturer who was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ...

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