On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1842

Famous Birthdays

  • Gustav Ratzenhofer, Austrian sociologist and general, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1904)
  • Gyula Erkel, Hungarian composer, son of Ferenc Erkel, born in Pest (d. 1909)
1842 Highlights

About July 4, 1842

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 179 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer