On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1842

Famous Deaths

  • Philip Spencer, American sailor, 1st US naval officer condemned for mutiny, hanged aboard the USS Somers at 19
1842 Highlights

About December 1, 1842

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 179 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius