On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1842

Historical Events

  • New York Philharmonic's 1st concert

Famous Birthdays

  • Otto Ammon, German anthropologist and sociologist (schedelmetingen), born in Karlsruhe, Baden (d. 1916)

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Hamilton, Scottish writer (b. 1789)
1842 Highlights

About December 7, 1842

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 177 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius