On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1842

Famous Birthdays

  • Grand Duchess Alexandra Alexandrovna of Russia, Eldest child of Alexander II of Russia, born in Catherine Palace, Pushkin, Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1849)
  • Victor Alphonse Duvernoy, French pianist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1907)
1842 Highlights

About August 30, 1842

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 178 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo