Historical Events in November 1842

  • Nov 8 Belgium King Leopold I proclaims child labor laws (for 1889)
  • Nov 9 The first U.S. design patent for typefaces and borders was issued to George Bruce of New York City
  • Nov 17 Fugitive slave George Latimer captured in Boston
  • Nov 17 Opera "Linda di Chamounix" is produced (London)
  • Nov 22 Mount St Helens in Washington erupts
  • Nov 26 The University of Notre Dame is founded.