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What Happened on August 10, 1842

Famous Deaths

  • Captain William Hobson, first British Governor of New Zealand and co-author of the Treaty of Waitangi, dies of a stroke at 49
1842 Highlights

About August 10, 1842

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 179 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo