On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1842

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

1st performance of Felix Mendelssohn's 3rd "Scottish" Symphony

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn
  • 1st US child labor law regulating working hours passed (Mass)
1842 Highlights

About March 3, 1842

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 178 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces